Dennis and Ross discuss various techniques on coding for web accessibility (in follow up to Podcast #34: Design Considerations for Web Accessibility). Topics include:
- Progressive Enhancement
- Code order
- Semantic code
Download Web Axe Episode 37 (Code Considerations for Accessibility)
- Microsoft homepage redesigned; now it is a CSS layout but still HTML 4.01.
- Screenreader Emulator Firefox Extension
- Web Accessibility News Video
- CSS Layout templates (Glish)
- “skip-to” links (Web Axe)
- Accessible Tableless Forms (Web Axe)
- In Search of the Holy Grail (CSS Layout article from A List Apart)
6 replies on “Podcast #37: Code Considerations for Web Accessibility”
Microsoft homepage is HTML 4.0 Transitional.
Btw what’s wrong with 4.01?
Thank you for the clarification. There’s nothing “wrong” with valid HTML, but if a site is completely redone, it might as well be XHTML for many reasons including the fact that it’s inherently more accessible. To learn more, listen to more Web Axe podcasts, search the web, or go to the CheckEngine USA Expertise page.
By the way, Microsoft’s site does NOT validate, even at old-school HTML 4.0 Transitional. How pitiful.
i don’t know if its just me but your podcast seems like it got encoded wrong, you sound like chipmunks…
great show though
Thanks for the heads-up. The file actually downloads fine from the server, but the on-page Odeo player (now removed) apparently has an issue with this particular file. I contacted Odeo about it, but never heard a reply.
I contacted them too, but they never emailed me back. Thanks.