Web Development with PHP, HTML, CSS, & JavaScript

Categories: Accessibility

Link Icons for external links and different file types

Thursday 24th September 2009, 09:56 PM
Sometimes you might find yourself with a number of different types of links on your website, from external links, to links opening a new window, links to pdf or document files, or links to print the content of a page. It is important from a user interface perspective to identify these links to your users before they click on them.

The Alt Text Attribute and Accessibility

Tuesday 10th March 2009, 10:04 PM
Alternative text is a very important part of a webpage, but this is often overlooked by web developers, who neglect it because it can be difficult to implement. Additionally, badly written or misused alt text can be equally damaging. And this comes at a cost the the accessibility of the website.

First Steps for a Website Accessibility Review

Saturday 10th January 2009, 06:40 PM
Without creating a checklist, or recommending any automated tools to get the job done, and trying not to make reference to specific disabilities or user agents, here are the steps I take to bring some inaccessible websites up to speed.