Archived posts, September 2010
Remember non-vendor-prefixed CSS 3 properties (and put them last)
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.
You can’t reliably detect screen readers
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.
Accessibility improvements in Apple iOS 4 for iPhone/iPod Touch
iOS 4 for Apple’s mobile products have improved accessibility features, including support for navigating by WAI-ARIA landmark roles.
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.
“Inspect element” is not the same as “View source”
Using a developer tool like Firebug, Web Inspector or Dragonfly to view an HTML documents DOM is not the same as viewing source.