On one of my projects I am helping a governmental organisation to take their application forms to the web. They are mostly very complex forms (for reasons). We do our best to help people fill out the forms correctly and identify incorrect input to them where we can. In this post I will go into some ways to do this accessibly.
Commonly, when an error occurs, an error message is inserted into the page. If you want to do this accessibly, some things to look at are identifying errors as errors, notifying the (screenreader) user of new content and describing what happened in clear language. Below, I will go into how you can improve things in those three areas.
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