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See No Evil: Hidden Content and Accessibility - Cloud Four
When I first started learning web development I thought hiding content was simple: slap display: none; onto your hidden element and call it a day. Since then I’ve learned about screen readers, ARIA attributes, the HTML5 hidden attribute, and more!It’s important to ensure our websites are accessible to everyone, regardless of whether or not they use a screen reader, but with this myriad of options, how do we know when to use what?There are four main scenarios where you may wish to hide content:1. Hiding content for everyone, regardless of whether they use a screen reader2. Hiding content for screen readers while showing it to other users3. Showing additional content for screen readers while hiding it from other users4. Hiding content at specific screen sizesLet’s dive deeper into each of those scenarios to learn how to handle them.
March 7th 2019