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Re: Content Management Systems


From: Joshue O Connor
Date: Jan 27, 2006 10:30AM

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Joshue O Connor

Web Accessibility Consultant

**Centre for Inclusive Technology (CFIT)* *
National Council for the Blind of Ireland


Tim Beadle wrote:
> On 27/01/06, John E. Brandt < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:
>>I'm wondering if any one has any reviews on content management systems that
>>produce valid code and accessible designs. Most of the ones I've looked at
>>use XML/XHTML which would lead you to believe that there is "well formed"
>>code present and accessibility valued. However, most of the websites
>>designed with CMS I have looked at have suffered from some bad coding and
>>accessibility errors. I'd like to have a few to recommend to clients.
>>Any suggestions?
> Drupal?
> "Drupal is Section 508 and WCAG Priority 1, 2, 3 compliant.
> Strict coding standards have been used to keep Drupal's data, logic
> and presentation separate from each other. This means that the mark-up
> of all of Drupal's output is completely controlled by the
> application's presentation layer, known as the 'theme'.
> The accessibility compliance of a Drupal powered site depends on which
> theme is being used."
> http://drupal.org/node/44661
> Regards,
> Tim