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Improve accessibility and accessibility documentation of components #449
Updates to accessibility acceptance criteria following a review from @LJWatson, with corresponding updates to improve accessibility of components.
The updated components and guide are available for review on Heroku.
* Use aria-label to indicate that this area is a notice * “Notice” label works for both banner and notice components, they’re conceptually the same * Use section elements as the notices are standalone sections * Refactor banner logic to avoid repetition of container
Note that dictation is not the same as speech recognition. Dictation software enables you to dictate content, speech recognition software enables you to control your OS, applications etc. using voice commands. If a different term is needed, then "voice" would be more appropriate.
WCAG 2.0 doesn't apply this SC to non-text content (though this will change in WCAG 2.1). That said, in this context I suggest we focus on what this pattern needs to do - and I think one of those things is to be obviously visible to everyone.