Accessible Button Events

Marcy Sutton
InstructorMarcy Sutton

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Often buttons need to be handled by JavaScript, and if done improperly it can lead to accessibility issues. In this lesson you will improve a major news organization's global header with some basic HTML and JavaScript.

Kent C. Dodds
Kent C. Dodds
~ 5 years ago

It's notable that you'll also want to check for which key triggered the keydown. Without doing this, you'll trigger your button when any key is pressed (like <kbd>a</kbd>). I've updated the example to demonstrate this: jsbin.com/ramoy/edit. Thanks for the lesson Marcy!