Archived posts, November 2007

The W3C process may be slow, but browser vendors are slower

Don’t blame the W3C for being slow when the real problem is browser vendors not implementing existing specifications fully and properly.

Posted on November 6, 2007 in Web Standards, Browsers

Screen readers sometimes ignore display:none

Using display:none does not always hide content from screen readers like JAWS and Window-Eyes, but there is a workaround.

Posted on November 7, 2007 in CSS, Accessibility

Use the label element to make your HTML forms accessible

By using the label element to associate form controls with their label text, you improve the accessibility of HTML forms and make styling and scripting them easier.

Posted on November 19, 2007 in (X)HTML, Accessibility

Does advanced search sound too advanced?

Should advanced search be called something else to sound more friendly and inviting, and would it make more people to use it when they need to?

Posted on November 21, 2007 in Usability

Manual for Apple VoiceOver in Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard

A Getting Started guide for VoiceOver is available for download in a number of formats, including audio, PDF, and Braille.

Posted on November 23, 2007 in Accessibility, Mac