December 2016 Newsletter

Season's Greetings

Your friends at WebAIM - Cyndi, Jared, Jon, George, Crista, Nate, and Jose - wish you Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays, and a bright and prosperous 2017!

News

DOJ Projects Rulemaking on State and Local Government Websites in July 2017

The U.S. Department of Justice recently announced that it is expediting its timetable for ADA Title II technical web accessibility standards.

WebAIM Web Accessibility Training

Registration is now open for the March 14-15 WebAIM training in Logan, Utah.

Resources

The State of Startup Web Accessibility in 2016

"There’s a long way to go, but with steadily improving education, awareness and training, I’m confident that this can change."

4 reasons why an accessible website is a win-win

No matter what your motivation is, everyone benefits from creating accessible websites. This article presents four of these benefits.

Writing HTML with accessibility in mind

An introduction to web accessibility. Tips on how to improve your markup and provide users with more and better ways to navigate and interact with your site.

Digital Access Legal Update - December 2016

LFLegal provides a year-end update to legal developments for digital accessibility.

Quick Tip: Page Titles

A succinct, unique, and descriptive page title is very important for accessibility. Many users, especially screen reader users, rely on the page title to identify the contents on a page. It also greatly helps search engine optimization and usability of search engine results. Page titles should typically list the most important information first.

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