Archived posts, September 2007
Provide an accessible alternative if you must use a CAPTCHA
Visual verification of distorted characters displayed in an image is a major accessibility barrier to people who are visually impaired, blind, or dyslexic.
Can the alt attribute be omitted without hurting accessibility?
In the current editor’s draft of the HTML 5 specification, the alt attribute for images is no longer required. I am not convinced that this is a good idea.
Help improve support for Web Standards in HTML email
HTML email sucks, but it isn’t going away. So instead of complaining we should do what we can to help improve support for Web Standards in email clients.
10 colour contrast checking tools to improve the accessibility of your design
A list of tools that help make your design readable to all users by checking if text has sufficient contrast against its background.
Scrap text resize widgets and teach people how to resize text