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Is input type=”date” ready for use in accessible websites?

One of the ‘new’ HTML5 elements – input type=”date” – was intended to simplify the collection of dates on websites, and to reduce user errors whilst doing so. So is it well supported? And does using it help make forms more accessible? We took date inputs for a test drive with different browsers and assistive technologies to see how usable the control is now. Here are the results…

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Real-world accessibility insight: Why you should read the Hassell Inclusion blog

Today sees the official launch of the v1.0 website for my new business, Hassell Inclusion. Having left the BBC at the end of July after 9 years, I’m genuinely excited about the opportunity to share the huge amount of experience I was honoured to pick up there more freely than I’ve been able to in the past. On the website you can find the vision for the company and the services that we provide. Part of that vision is continuing the blogging I started when I was at the BBC…

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