Archived posts, February 2008

Helping others understand web accessibility

Accessibility is sometimes harder to get into than it should be. The documentation is hard to read and we can all do a little bit more to help each other.

Posted on February 5, 2008 in Accessibility

Looking for open source CMS and portal software options

Since more and more clients are asking about open source options for content management and portal software, I’m looking for suggestions and recommendations.

Posted on February 7, 2008 in Content Management

Make sure your website works with or without www

Make sure your website is available whether or not the visitor has typed www in front of your domain name.

Posted on February 12, 2008 in Usability

Beware of id and name attribute mixups when using getElementById in Internet Explorer

When using getElementById to get a reference to an element via the id attribute, IE may return an element whose name attribute contains the value you’re matching.

Posted on February 14, 2008 in Browsers, JavaScript

Design Accessible Web Sites (Book review)

Jeremy Sydik explains how to design accessible websites without focusing too much on guidelines and ticking checkboxes, choosing a more pragmatic approach instead.

Posted on February 19, 2008 in Accessibility, Reviews

Doctype switching for IE 8

Version targeting as it has been presented is an incredibly bad idea to force upon the minority of people in the web industry who have a clue.

Posted on February 25, 2008 in Browsers, Web Standards

DOMAssistant 2.6 released

The lightweight JavaScript library DOMAssistant has been updated to version 2.6, with really fast CSS selectors, a plugin model, a development team, and more.

Posted on February 26, 2008 in JavaScript

The WCAG Samurai Errata are now available

The WCAG Samurai have released version 1 of their list of corrections for and updates to the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 1.0.

Posted on February 28, 2008 in Accessibility