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Re: Help Wanted -- Accessibility Problems


From: Jean Watkins
Date: Jun 11, 2001 11:19AM

You are passing Level 1 Bobby Accessibility, so you are safe to display the
Bobby Approved logo and consider yourself accessible. However, if you want
to achieve even more accessibility the Level 2 item they are pointing out to
you is that you are missing the DOCTYPE statement. It would be placed above
your <HTML> tag and look something like this:
<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN"
The first priority 3 issue Bobby is telling you about is to add the language
to your document. Your <HTML> tag should look like <HTML lang="en"> if your
site is in English.
The second priority 3 item is that you need to provide regular text links to
the places your image map links to (your various embassy and consulate
I think you're safe in ignoring the third priority 3 item since your table
is being used for layout rather than information. Someone else may be able
to better answer this one.
I hope this was helpful!
Jean Watkins
Community Access Through Technology
----- Original Message -----
> I am Fuwad Ilyas, Webmaster, U.S. Embassy Islamabad,
> pakistan. I am working on my website to make it
> Section 508 (ADA) Compliance. I donot know where the
> problem is. I have fix all ALT tags. I am checking my
> website with Bobby (http://www.cast.org/bobby) out
> website is at (http://usembassy.state.gov/pakistan)
> and (http://usembassy.state.gov/islamabad)