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Re: What makes this site such an accessibility trainwreck?


From: ckrugman@sbcglobal.net
Date: Sep 28, 2010 10:24AM

Hi Karen, When using Jaws 11 and Ie8 I first found that the links did not
work although it said they were visited. However, I then clicked the link by
using "shift enter" and the link opened in a new window and all of the
ifnormation was readable. Hope this helps.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Carin Headrick" < <EMAIL REMOVED> >
To: "WebAIM Discussion List" < <EMAIL REMOVED> >
Sent: Friday, September 24, 2010 6:40 AM
Subject: [WebAIM] What makes this site such an accessibility trainwreck?

> Hi. You know, all I want to know is when services are held for my
> brother's
> childhood friend at this site
> http://www.thomsonfuneralhome.com/runtime.php?SiteId=21408&;NavigatorId=125991
> and I can't do a darn thing. The links appear to be clickable but you
> can't
> click 'em. When I try to look at the source, I see there's a whole lotta
> PHP...I think...but I know PHP isn't problematic. What is making this site
> such a thorn in my side?
> A funeral home...should be simple. But apparently there's a way to screw
> up
> a bleepin' funeral home's website! I did call them, but they said the best
> way to keep updated on when a service in my area was going to happen would
> be to check this website. Ug.
> Thanks for any help. If I can learn from this, then something good will
> come
> out of it.
> Carin