Please submit techniques for consideration using the "Techniques Submission Form."This document is part of a series of documents published by the W3C Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) to support WCAG 2.0.This section describes the status of this document at the time of its publication. A list of current W3C publications and the latest revision of this technical report can be found in the W3C technical reports index at "Techniques and Failures for WCAG 2.0" provides information to Web content developers who wish to satisfy the success criteria of Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0 (WCAG 2.0).Techniques are specific authoring practices that may be used in support of the WCAG 2.0 success criteria.This document provides "General Techniques" that describe basic practices that are applicable to any technology, and technology-specific techniques that provide information applicable to specific technologies.Currently, technology-specific techniques are available for HTML, CSS, ECMAScript, SMIL, ARIA, and Web servers.Here is a picture of the Click the Launch button ro run Text Field Demo using Java™ Web Start (download JDK 7 or later).
When the user indicates that text entry is complete (usually by pressing Enter), the text field fires an action event.The World Wide Web Consortium only documents techniques for non-proprietary technologies; the WCAG Working Group hopes vendors of other technologies will provide similar techniques to describe how to conform to WCAG 2.0 using those technologies.Use of the techniques provided in this document makes it easier for Web content to demonstrate conformance to WCAG 2.0 success criteria than if these techniques are not used.Information on text components can be found in Text Component Features.Before customizing a , however, make sure that one of the other components based on text fields will not do the job for you.The following example displays a basic text field and a text area. Click the Launch button to run Text Demo using Java™ Web Start (download JDK 7 or later).