Category: language

Podcast #64: Language, Abbreviations, and Quotes

This podcast covers the markup for Language, Abbreviations, and Quotes; CSS is a whole other issue which may be covered in a future podcast.

Download Web Axe Episode 64 (Language, Abbreviations, and Quotes)

News

Announcements

  • Web accessibility consulting now offered by Dennis & Ross; contact them at webaxe [AT] gmail NOSPAM dot com
  • The next Refresh Detroit meetup is Wednesday, July 30.

Main Segment

General Guidelines
Language in HTML tag


Code Examples: Blockquote

Dennis and Ross are highly recommended for web design!


Jane Doe



Dennis and Ross are highly recommended for web design!


Code Examples: Inline quotes

A customer for web accessibility consulting said Dennis and Ross are
highly recommended for web design!
, and that was pleasing to my ears.



Dennis and Ross are highly recommended for web design!

As Jane Doe said, Dennis and Ross are
highly recommended for web design!
Code Examples: Abbreviations & Acronym
CA
Cali

Also, the abbr attribute can be used in table headers:

colors selected currently


CSS + Aural Style Sheets
acronym {speak : normal;}
abbr.initialism {speak : spell-out;}
abbr.truncation {speak : normal;}

Language Codes

List of language codes; the Representation of the Names of Languages. From ISO 639, revised 1989.

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