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Newsletter Archives - May 2007


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 The content presented here may be outdated, may contain out-of-date links, and may not represent current best practices or represent the opinion and recommendations of WebAIM.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.

Featured Article

The Great Accessibility Blog Roundup

Jared Smith shares his list of must-read and recommended accessibility blogs.


WebAIM Training

We have only a few seats left for our two-day, intensive, hands-on web accessibility training on June 20-21. Learn everything from basic web accessibility principles to advanced accessibility techniques. The training will be held in beautiful Logan, Utah, just a few minutes from Logan Canyon. To register or to find out more, visit http://webaim.org/training/.

Updated WCAG 2.0 Draft

An updated draft of WCAG 2.0 has just been published and is open for review and comment.

Tips and Resources

What's Happening With WCAG 2.0?

Jared Smith's interview with Judy Brewer from the W3C about what is currently happening with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0.

Search Engine Friendly vs. Search Engine Optimized
from joedolson.com

Joe Dolson explains the difference between "search engine optimization" and "search engine friendly."

Jaws Guides
from VIP Software

VIP Software provides free JAWS guides for common tasks such as opening a program, navigating through a web page, using Google, and reading and sending email in Outlook Express.

Updated Luminosity Colour Contrast Analysers
from Juicy Studio

"The Juicy Studio Luminosity Contrast Ratio Analyser and the example luminosity contrast ratios have been updated to match the latest version of the draft Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0"

Overcoming Objections to Accessibility
from Accessites.org

Mike Cherim provides thoughtful replies to three common objections to accessible site design.

WCAG 2.0 - where to start?
from Royal National Institute of the Blind

If you want to provide feedback for the latest draft of WCAG 2.0 but don't know where to start, you should start by reading this post from Henny Swan.

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