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Ed Horsford

Senior interaction designer @GDSteam. Former design lead for UK passport renewal service and

What we learned from getting our autocomplete tested for accessibility

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An image of the autocomplete in use. The text in the textbox reads “unite action tab down 5 times”. There are a set of seven country results below.

We’ve been working on an autocomplete/location picker for use across government. We had it tested for accessibility, and we found a couple of major issues and the team learned a lot from the experience. Here’s what we did and what we found out.