Important notice about the «ADG» project
Important notice: Due to large demand, the «Accessibility Developer Guide» project (currently a proof of concept with low priority) will become a top priority priority in 2017. We will make this guide become what it deserves to be for so long already: a comprehensive resource for all folks interested in accessibility. For this we need your support!
Things to consider when choosing a widget
Before getting too excited about all those fancy 3rd party widgets outthere, you better keep calm and read this thoroughly.
- Even widgets claiming to be accessible often are not
- Be sure to thoroughly test the widget on accessibility
- Different screenreaders behave differently
- Be sure to test with all relevant screenreaders
- Often, widgets don't offer real value to the user, they're only looking nice
- If that's the case, better drop it and use traditional ways of presenting content
- Take look at our widgets section, where we offer reviews about some well-known 3rd party widgets