Newsletter Archives - June 2006
This newsletter is maintained here for archival purposes. The content presented here may be outdated, may contain out-of-date links, and may not represent current best practices or represent the opinion and recommendations of WebAIM. For up-to-date information, please refer to the WebAIM web site.
WebAIM's New Website
by Jared Smith, WebAIM
WebAIM is pleased to present a new web site design, structure, and functionality. This article highlights the process and decisions we went through during our site redesign. We hope it may be valuable to you in the design or redesign of your accessible web site.
Read the full article: WebAIM's New Website
Thanks to our active email discussion
list subscribers, WebAIM has collected a wealth of information over the
years. Now, in addition to the email discussion list, WebAIM's new web-based
accessibility forums provide an easy
way to ask web accessibility questions and provide expertise to the accessibility
community. Also, check out our new blog and subscribe to the RSS feed. WebAIM
staff will be posting their thoughts and accessibility news in the blog, and
can leave your comments for them.
The deadline for submitting comments on the WCAG 2.0 Last Call Working Draft has been extended to June 22, 2006.
A summary of all WCAG 2.0 requirements (success criteria) and techniques sufficient to meet them.
Jared Smith has recently become part of the Accessibility Task Force of the Web Standards Project.
Explore the DOM with Firebug
A very useful Firefox extension that makes it both easy and fun to explore the DOM is Joe Hewitt´s FireBug.
Photosensitive Epilepsy Analysis Tool (PEAT)
The Trace Center´s Photosensitive Epilepsy Analysis Tool was developed to provide a way for web developers to identify potentially seizure inducing material. Download the beta version free and try it out.
Making Ajax Work with Screen Readers
Gez Lemon and Steve Faulkner team up to address the issue of Ajax working with screen readers.
WebAIM E-mail Discussion List
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