Tagged: html

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Does my site need to be usable if the CSS and javascript doesn’t load?

I've always wondered this but never really known for sure. Let's say none of my CSS or javascript loads. Does the site still need to be usable? I know a lot of really big sites are useless without CSS and javascript so I'm betting the...

  • best practices
  • CSS
  • html
  • javascript
  • page structure

How do I change the order the elements on my page are given focus?

When I tab through the elements on my site with the keyboard everything is almost perfect except for a couple case where it looks like the order is messed up. How can I change the order the elements on my page are given focus when...

  • best practices
  • html
  • keyboard
  • page structure

Is there a form element meant to provide instruction?

I know how to add labels to form inputs to 'label' what they are. I am wondering if there is something similar for describing what a field is in more details? I want to there to be little text under a text field but don't...

  • best practices
  • form
  • html

What is an orphaned form label?

When using the Wave Scanner to repair my website I saw the warning "Orphaned Form Label", with the description was “a form label is present but it is not correctly associated with a form control”. What is this?

  • form
  • html