WebAIM Newsletter: February 2008
Our popular Microsoft Word article has been updated to include Word 2004 for Mac and Word 2007. We have also added more information on alternatives to Word and converting a Word document to HTML.
The CSUN Technology and Persons with Disabilities Conference is one of the biggest accessibility conferences of the year. This year WebAIM is giving three presentations at CSUN. We hope to see some of you there.
Final version of WCAG Samurai errata for Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 1.0 released. For real.
The Watchfire WebXact and Bobby Online products is no longer publicly available.
Tips and Resources
VirtualHosting.com recently compiled a list of several web accessibility checkers, including WAVE, to aid you in making your sites accessible.
Mike Davies reports on his testing of a number of approaches to hiding links across a typical range of screen reader and browsers.
Joe Dolson reminds us that following standards doesn't necessarily ensure an easy-to-use, accessible site. See also Molly Holzschlag's recent blog, From Web Standards Diva to Web Standards Devo.
Steve Faulkner provides a nice overview of screen reader support (or more accurately, the lack of support) for semantic markup of text emphasis.
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