Daily Archives: October 19, 2015

How to provide accessibility for the abbr element on touch devices

The abbr element is extremely useful for usability and for accessibility. But natively the abbr element relies on a :hover state to reveal an abbreviation’s definition, and :hover states do not work well on touch devices. So I decided to try to find a way to make the abbr element more accessible on touch devices. This is that story… ;-) Continue reading