Category Archives: Accessibility

My views on accessibility and usability within web site design

Finding a Content Mangement System

It should be easy as there are many about, but it hasn’t been. I had narrowed the choice down, and even asked for help, but in the end I decided to actually install some of the locally and see how … Continue reading

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Wordbank

The DRC have, according to Ouch!, started to use a service provided by Wordbank. It seems strange that the DRC promote accessibility, including Web accessibility and yet employ the services of a company that flout the guidelines! they may display … Continue reading

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Accessibility causes mistakes

Television, and the BBC, in particular have had a long tradition with utilising sign language. More and more programmes now feature an interpretor in the corner. Even in children’s television, sign language has a history. However a recent report over … Continue reading

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Accessible Game Competition

I’ve just heard that an accessible game coding contest has been set up by Donation Coder. You’ll have to hurry though as the closing date is the 22nd of December!

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GAWDS on zdnet

The Guild of Accessible Web Designers get a mention in a ZDnet article – Web 2.0: A step backwards for accessibility?. I assume they meant to link to the GAWDS website but looks like they couldn’t manage to code the … Continue reading

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Firefox 2 – yet another accessibility bug

Only installed Firefox 2 yesterday and already I have found some quirks with it. Go to Google do a search on anything you like, I was searching for and try and hover the mouse over the sponsored links. The first … Continue reading

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