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The requirement for running pages without CSS enabled is there to ensure that your pages make sense when the user is reading them via a non-visual device such as a screen reader. The problem here is that some screen readers do actually read what is on the screen while some read the underlying HTML. The first kind usually produce a chaotic stream of garbage ...


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Wow. I can't even reply to comments to my own response until I get 50 rep points? Talk about usability... @aames, all good questions. I fully understand the situation with your code base. Having worked at Salesforce in both a UX and Dev capacity, particularly around accessibility, I know what it's like dealing with legacy code and developers who don't ...


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Andrew is exactly right (I can't comment yet, not enough rep points). The idea of CSS disabled is not meant as an actual browsing experience but to ensure that your content makes sense semantically and in the order it's presented because that's how, the better, screen readers evaluate the content. On the idea that the same group suggesting display:none is ...



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