Archived posts, December 2005
Accessibility and usability for interactive television
Accessibility and usability for ITV have a lot in common with accessibility and usability for the web. There are also many differences, some of which are highlighted in this article.
CAPTCHA is bad for accessibility
Using a bitmap image containing distorted text to verify that the user is human prevents several groups of disabled people from using web based services.
Ten reasons to learn and use web standards
Some of the most important reasons for spending the time to learn all about using web standards to design and develop websites.
Accessible DHTML: two different approaches
Examples of different approaches to making dynamic web content more accessible: WAI’s dynamic web content accessibility and Web Forms 2.
The history of CSS hacks
Tantek Çelik recaptures the history and evolution of CSS hacks and filters.
Elements of Typographic Style for the Web
A website that explains how to apply the working principles described in The Elements of Typographic Style to the Web.
How to write a useful accessibility statement
If you don’t have an accessibility statement on your site, this article explains how to write one. If you already have one, here’s how to make it better.
Required elements and optional tags in HTML
The start and end tags of some elements (html, head, body) may be completely removed from an HTML document, even though the elements themselves are required.
Use CSS background images responsibly
CSS background images should only be used for presentational images, not for informational or functional images.
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