Introduction to Web Accessibility You are here: Home > Articles > Introduction to Web Accessibility Introduction Most people today can hardly conceive of life without the internet. Some have argued that no other single invention has been more revolutionary since Gutenberg's printing press in the 1400s. Now, at the click of a mouse, the world can be "at your fingertips"—that is, if you can use a mouse... and see the screen... and hear the audio—in other words, if you don't have a disability of any kind.
Firefox Accessibility Extension Documentation: Overview and Installation About The Firefox Accessibility Extension makes it easier for people with disabilities to view and navigate web content. Developers can use the extension to check their use of structural and styling markup that support functional web accessibility. Feature Highlights Test dynamically generated web content using FAE 1.0
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Accessibility Web accessibility is the goal of making web pages easier to navigate and read. While this is primarily intended to assist those with disabilities, it can be helpful to all readers. We aim to adhere to WCAG guidelines 2.0 (aka ISO/IEC 40500:2012) on which the following suggestions are based.
Section 508: The Road to Accessibility The BuyAccessible Wizard The BuyAccessible System has three components, all made available to any agency at no cost to help with the quick, easy, and efficient implementation of all Section 508 standards. The BuyAccessible Wizard( http://app.buyaccessible.gov/baw/Main.jsp), which can help you when purchasing Electronic and Information Technology (EIT) products and services to determine if Section 508 applies to your purchase or to find accessibility information. The BuyAccessible Wizard can help with your market research— and even has tools to write your solicitation language.Quick-Links (http://app.buyaccessible.gov/baw/Quick-Links/index.jsp), which are pre-packaged Government Product Accessibility Template (GPAT) and Solicitation language for a number of standard EIT deliverables.
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Disclaimer The policy links on this page are compiled as a resource by the World Wide Web Consortium's (W3C) Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) Education and Outreach Working Group (EOWG). This page is not a comprehensive or definitive resource for all applicable laws and policies regarding Web accessibility. The information contained on this page is not legal advice. If you have questions about the applicability of the referenced laws to specific situations, please consult legal authorities in the appropriate jurisdiction. Policies Relating to Web Accessibility
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Does My Web Site Suck 165 Mortal Sins That Will Send Your Site to Web Design Hell Checklist 1 | Checklist 2 | What do I do now? | The Top 30 Web Design Mistakes Why can't we see that our web pages suck? I've never figured out the answer to this question. The closest I've come is an article "Why can we predict other people's behavior more accurately than our own?"
Law Offices of Lainey Feingold On August 23, 2013, the New York Times published my letter to the editor about the digital divide and people with disabilities. The letter was in response to an an extensive article published by the Times on August 19, 2013, titled “Most of U.S. Is Wired, but Millions Aren’t Plugged In.” The article, based on a recent report by the U.S.
Why are things always in the last place you look for them? Because you stop looking when you find them. —Children’s riddle How We Really Use the Web
NN/g conducts groundbreaking research, evaluates user interfaces, and reports real findings – not what's popular or expected. With our approach, NN/g will help you create better experiences for real people and improve the bottom line for your business. Richly illustrated reports include case studies and actionable design guidelines for websites, intranets, applications, and mobile interfaces. useit.com: Jakob Nielsen's Website
You are here: Home > Articles > Section 508 Checklist Part 1: HTML The following standards are excerpted from Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act, §1194.22. The pass/fail criteria in this document represent an interpretation of Section 508 web standards. Section 508 Checklist
The Web Accessibility Toolbar (WAT) for IE - 2012 can assist in evaluating a web page for compliance to the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.0 (WCAG 2.0). The WAT was developed by Steve Faulkner in a collaboration between Vision Australia, The Paciello Group (Europe) and Jun of the Web Accessibility Tools Consortium. Download Web Accessibility Toolbar (WAT) for IE - 2012 What is the Web Accessibility Toolbar? Web Accessibilty Toolbar
You are here: Home > Articles > Using the AIS Web Accessibility Toolbar Author: Steven Faulkner of Accessible Information Solutions - external link Date: August 2005 Introduction Using the AIS Web Accessibility Toolbar
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