Archived posts, June 2009
Robert Nyman's FireFinder plugin for Firebug lets you quickly find and highlight HTML elements that match a CSS selector or XPath expression. Very handy.
To help users of non-visual browsers understand data tables, use the table element's summary attribute to describe the tables' structure, especially for complex tables.
A guide to enabling keyboard navigation, which most Mac OS X web browsers support but have disabled by default.
Roger Hudson has posted a video of Bruce Maguire using a refreshable Braille display to browse the Web.
If you think a technique or other document related to WCAG 2.0 could be improved, you can let the WCAG Working Group know about it.
Mac OS X 10.6 has plenty of accessibility improvements, several of which will be useful not only to people with disabilities. No mention of WAI-ARIA, though.
The fact that most browsers now default to zooming the entire page instead of just changing text size does not take away the need for flexibility in web design.