Newsletter Archives - December 2008

Featured Article

Screen Reader Survey

WebAIM is conducting an online survey for screen reader users. If you are a full-time, part-time, or even occasional screen reader user, please take a few minutes to complete the survey. If you know any screen reader users, please invite them to participate. Survey results will greatly help those who are creating accessible web content.

News

WCAG 2.0 Finalized

The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines reached recommendation status this month.

WebAIM Training Dates

Join WebAIM's accessibility experts for two days of intensive, hands-on web accessibility training February 18-19, 2009.

Tips and Resources

Color Contrast Tools Updated to Reflect WCAG 2.0 Minimum Color Contrast Ratio

Ten Tips for Creating Usable and Accessible PDFs

Deborah Edwards-Onoro highlights ten tips to get you started on providing your users with a friendly PDF file that is easier to use.

Making Google Maps more Accessible

Roger Johansson quickly explains one way to make Google Maps within websites more accessible. He also suggests reading Patrick Lauke's Keyboard-accessible Google Maps article.

Developing Accessible Widgets Using ARIA

Todd Kloots provides an excellent video overview (transcript available) on developing advanced interaction widgets that have ARIA support.

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