Ashley Sheridan​


My name is Ashley Sheridan. I'm an engineering manager, full stack web developer, accessibility blogger and orator, dad of the most energetic boys in existence, and toy-fixer extraordinaire.

I operated as the web team lead and accessibility expert at Livedrive. I also write quite extensively in my blog about web accessibility, and have created various accessibility tools such as a HTML tag picker tool, and an accessibility checklist tool to help development at various stages.

Latest Blog Posts

Form Validation Essentials

Form validation is an essential process for maintaining data integrity, enhancing the user experience, and ensuring security of your website or service. The importance of form validation cannot be overstated. It plays a vital role in protecting both the user and the system from potential harm. For users, it ensures that their input is acknowledged and processed correctly, reducing frustration and improving

How To Get The Best Out Of WAI ARIA

WAI-ARIA (Web Accessibility Initiative - Accessible Rich Internet Applications), or ARIA for short, is a way of adding further accessibility to elements that you cannot by using HTML alone. Most usually it's used to add a label to something that assistive technology (such as screen readers) can access and present to the user, where the existing text inside the HTML is lacking or would be confusing

Accessibility Issues With Cookie Banners

Since the inception of the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation), cookie banners have been a common part of the web, and like all things on the web, there is plenty of room for accessibility issues. Contents What Are Cookies? How They Are Used To Track You? The GDPR The Accessibility of Cookie Banners telegraph