Accessibility

The Web should be made accessible to as many people as possible, regardless of any disabilities they might have.

Beware of Opening Links in a New Window

The top five reasons not to force links to open in new windows.

Posted on January 2, 2005

Usability Guidelines

A checklist for evaluating a website’s usability and accessibility.

Posted on December 10, 2004

The alt and title attributes

When browser vendors bend the standards and implement something in a different way than what the specification states, they may…

Posted on December 8, 2004

Accessible Flash

A tutorial on creating accessible Flash content.

Posted on December 4, 2004

Accessibility: On a shoe-string

Basic tips for checking accessibility.

Posted on December 3, 2004

Accessibility: Panning for gold

Thoughts on accessibility and the use of automated checking tools.

Posted on November 30, 2004

Accessible and usable forms

Guidelines and examples that help you create accessible and usable web forms.

Posted on November 28, 2004

Quotations and citations: quoting text

When quoting text in HTML, there are several ways of marking up the quoted text. Which way you choose depends…

Posted on November 24, 2004

Fangs

A screen reader emulator extension for Firefox.

Posted on November 23, 2004

Who framed the web: Frames and usability

Back in the nineties, using frames to split a browser window into several independent parts was very popular. Much due…

Posted on November 18, 2004

PDF and accessibility

The current state of accessibility of PDF documents.

Posted on November 10, 2004

Accessible and usable websites

A study of users who work with screen readers.

Posted on November 9, 2004

Image replacement considered evil

Some interesting observations on image replacement.

Posted on November 8, 2004

The sound of title separators

How a screen reader pronounces some common title separators.

Posted on November 8, 2004

Can We Speed Up Browser Evolution?

Some interesting ideas on how adoption of modern web browsers can be sped up.

Posted on November 6, 2004

Introduction to accessibility

A quick and dirty introduction to accessibility.

Posted on October 30, 2004

Bring on the tables

Avoid using tables for layout, but make sure to use them, and use them properly, for tabular data. This article explains how to make HTML data tables accessible.

Posted on October 27, 2004

Document titles and title separators

I came across an interesting discussion on title separators the other day: What’s your favourite blip? at The Man in…

Posted on October 19, 2004

Visual vs Structural

Two very different approaches to creating websites.

Posted on October 8, 2004

A few Tips for Using Lynx

A guide to setting up and using the text-only browser Lynx.

Posted on October 5, 2004

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