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Pro HTML5 Accessibility: Building an Inclusive Web by Joshue O Connor

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C H A P T E R   8

HTML5 and Accessible Forms

In this chapter, you'll learn about creating accessible forms in HTML5. The good news is that many techniques you might have used previously to create accessible forms using HTML 4 still apply when using HTML5. You'll also have a look at some new elements, as well as how the new HTML5 elements allow you to do more form validation natively within the browser, without the need for complex scripting.

If you don't know about creating accessible forms in HTML4, don't worry—I'll cover it all from scratch.

Designing an Accessible Form User Interface

Many of the principles you learned from the last chapter about creating accessible data tables also apply to the creation of accessible forms using HTML5. In ...

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