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Session Summary

This presentation will look at how to design and build accessible chat windows.


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This presentation will look at how to build accessible chat windows. Along the way we will explore: how they differ from traditional modals, how to manage focus, how to manage dynamically updating content for assistive technologies and more. The session is designed for developers and coders.

Practical Skills

  • Focus management / keyboard trapping for chat windows
  • How to add semantics to non-native widgets via ARIA
  • How to use aria-live to assist with dynamic content within chat windows