Category: basic

Intro to Web Accessibility Resources

For the new year, I thought it would be a good time to list some solid introductory Web Accessibility Resources.

Addendum:

And now there’s this by Web Axe host Dennis Lembree! 25 Ways To Make Your Website Accessible

Five Layers, Questions, Adobe Encourages, Great Basics

The 5 Layers Of Web Accessibility
Great slide deck on Slideshare. In addition to HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, Dirk Ginader adds “CSS for JavaScript” and ARIA.

Is Your Web Site Accessible?
Great questions a web designer and developer should continually ask oneself.

Adobe encourages the European commission to use WCAG 2.0
Boring, but important.

Accessibility Basics
A great beginning-level article from Opera. Topics include:

  • What is accessibility?
  • Designing with accessibility in mind
  • Interoperability requirements
  • Features of an accessible web page
  • Standards for accessibility

Practical, Entry-Level Web Accessibility

Practical, Entry-Level Web Accessibility from Mike Cherim at Beast-Blog is a good article on the basics of web accessibility. Topics include:

  • Proper Element Use
  • Laying Out Your Page
  • Apply Links the Right Way
  • Alt and Title Attributes
  • Content Visibility

Comments are now closed to Mike’s post, but I just barely got in my comments.