Archived posts, September 2010
When using CSS 3 properties that still have experimental implementations and use vendor prefixes, also include the non-prefixed version and put it after any vendor-specific properties in your CSS rules.
Since screen readers run alongside regular web browsers and have no user agent string of their own, there is no reliable way of detecting them.
I've spent some time trying to find Safari extensions that match the useful add-ons I have installed in Firefox. Here are my lists of what I have found and what I am still missing.
Progressive Internet Explorer uses Behaviors to emulate several of the most popular CSS3 properties like border-radius and box-shadow in IE versions 6-8.
iOS 4 for Apple's mobile products have improved accessibility features, including support for navigating by WAI-ARIA landmark roles.
If you have to hack core files or use regular expressions and output buffers to get your CMS to output the HTML you want, something is wrong with the CMS.
Many kinds of validation errors do not effect the end result at all. But in almost all cases neither does correcting those errors, so there is no point in not doing so.
Using a developer tool like Firebug, Web Inspector or Dragonfly to view an HTML documents DOM is not the same as viewing source.