Newsletter Archives - January 2011
WebAIM's PDF article has been updated to include Acrobat X.
WebAIM's comments on proposed changes to include web accessibility in the American's with Disabilities Act.
NFB announced on Jan. 17 their agreement with Travelocity. Under the agreement, Travelocity will make the majority their site accessible by July 1, 2011, and finish by March 30, 2012.
Only one month remains to register for WebAIM's next two-day training - March 2-3, 2011.
Tips and Resources
Rob Mills explains the importance of the correct use of headings for accessibility.
Dennis Lembree's basic guide to begin making your website more accessible.
Use these tools (including WebAIM's WAVE tool) to simplify your goal of an accessible website.
A roundup of the most popular posts in 2010 on the Accessibility Forum 2.0 Blog
Jason Kiss defines and explains the importance of "programmatically determined" markup for a more accessible website.
Steven Faulkner has updated his listing of HTML5 user interface accessibility features that are currently supported in browsers.
Quick Tip: Page Titles
Providing a descriptive, succinct page title is important for accessibility. The page title (usually appears at the very top of the browser window) is the first thing seen by sighted users, is the first thing read by screen readers, and is used by people and search engines to determine the content of the page. Because the page title is read on each page, it should be short (generally no more than a few words). The site name and other information may be included in the page title if it is succinct and informative (e.g., "Acme, Inc.: Order Form"),
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