[thelist] Site Check: Is it accessible?

Stephen Rider evolt_org at striderweb.com
Mon Dec 4 09:52:16 CST 2006

On Dec 2, 2006, at 1:14 PM, tim wrote:

> Stephen Rider wrote:
>> If I were to put such words within <abbr> tags, would screen readers
>> read out the title of the tag instead?
>> Thus:
>> <abbr title="parkway">Pkwy.</abbr>
> I really like this idea, but unfortunately JAWS reads this as if the
> abbr tag was not there.

Does the <acronym> tag work for this?  (This is sooo frustrating that  
browsers don't understand these tags. I thought that was the whole  
point of them!  Not to mention the fact that "Pkwy." is a standard  
English abbreviation of the word "parkway"....)

<acronym title="parkway">Pkwy.</acronym>



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