Accessibility Review: HDFC NetBanking – Adding new Beneficiary

Accessibility Reviews, Web Accessibility
Today, let's look at Add Beneficiary section of HDFC Bank. Please note that this test has been carried out using Mozilla Firefox and NVDA a Free and Open Source Screen reader On Home page, combo box that has NetBanking, Prepaid / Forex Card, Verified by Visa, Credit Cards, Forgot password, Register options does not get focused in tab order but available when using up arrow from Login graphic link. Once "Login" is activated, a new window gets opened which actually handle rest of the transactions. It would be useful to inform user that "Login" link opens in a new window. Below are list of issues identified through Add beneficiary page: WCAG Check Point Issue Recommendation 1.3.1 Info and Relationships Label for Edit field to enter Customer ID is not programmatically…
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Accessibility Review: State Bank Secure OTP iOS App

Accessibility Reviews, Web Accessibility
Receiving One Time Password (OTP) via SMS is easy but causes huge inconvenience when user's registered phone is unavailable or traveling abroad. To solve this problem, State Bank of India has introduced SB Secure OTP application and we did a quick review of SB Secure OTP app for iOS with VoiceOver. Here are some findings: Login Screen is easy including focus management for "Forgot PIN" dialog" It was easy to enter PIN and login Using VoiceOver, focus does not get to Back button, Logout, Help and Settings It was easy to access dialog when user enters wrong PIN About VoiceOver VoiceOver is a screen reader on iOS and OS X that reads the screen aloud. To turn ON VoiceOver on iOS, go to Settings -> General -> Accessibility -> VoiceOver…
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May 19, 2016 will be Global Accessibility Awareness Day – ideas to celebrate

Accessibility News, Web Accessibility
It's amazing to see the idea evolved from a11y pros Jennison and Joe is raising a great momentum and this year, Global Accessibility Awareness Day will be marked on 19th May, 2016. to mark calendars for every year, note that Global Accessibility Awareness Day has been set to mark on every 3rd Thursday of May every year. Nice thing about GAAD is that it's an event that can be celebrated at any scale; may it be small - something like talk about accessibility to your peer; may it be hug - organize a summit or event! Everything will be counted but do remember to socialize about whatever you do. Background about GAAD The idea of a Global Accessibility Awareness Day started with a single blog post written by a Los…
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