MIN is a bookmarklet that will strip any decoration from a site. All color, borders and backgrounds are removed instantly, helping you identify the successful and unsuccessful uses of typography and layout.
WAI ARIA enabled WP plugins
Easily caption and translate your videos, with help from your viewers.
CSS sprite maps improve efficiency by making fewer HTTP requests to the server, but most implementations cause serious problems for users who view content in high contrast mode.
MovieCaptioner keeps repeating a segment of the movie until you are done typing what you hear. Just hit the Return key and it will save your caption and automatically advance to the next few seconds of the movie, allowing you to zip through your captioning tasks in no time flat.
example of worst drop down menu … ever …
a collection of strictly WAI WCAG 2.0 and WAI ARIA conform web applications based on jQuery (using the UI Widget Factory). Currently a lightbox app, live form-validation, accessible tabs and sortable tables are ready to use. Released under MIT licence.
The aim is to raise awareness of usability issues across government and to improve the quality of government websites.
The Australian Governmentâ€™s study into the Accessibility of the Portable Document Format for people with a disability
What does the outline property do? It provides visual feedback for links that have “focus” when navigating a web document using the TAB key (or equivalent). This is especially useful for folks who can’t use a mouse or have a visual impairment. If you remove the outline you are making your site inaccessible for these people.
Ensuring that your iPhone or iPad app is accessible (in this case, to visually impaired users) is the right thing to do, and thankfully itâ€™s very easy â€“ in many cases, thereâ€™s no work to do at all. This article for iOS developers describes how to implement accessibility support.
ACCESS 8878 is a resource that supports the new British Standard BS 8878. BS 8878 Web Accessibility Code of Practice supports developers in producing web products that are accessible to a range of users. On this site you will find a review of the standard, plus some extra information that we hope you’ll find useful.
Fix the Web is offering a solution! Disabled people report problems in under a minute. Volunteers take these issues forward with website owners.
In this article weâ€™ll be focusing on adapting the custom-built video player from my last article with some jQuery and CSS3, making it as accessible as possible, and adding new features along the way, such as closed captions and transcriptions.
The eAccessibility Forum, part of the Department of Business Innovation and Skills, published their eAccessibility Action Plan last week. Among many good things it highlights the importance of web education and the work that the Open Web Education Alliance (OWEA) are doing to promote open web education:
The question of whether or not PDFs are sufficiently accessible to be used on the Web has stimulated much debate over the years. There are some who believe there is no place for PDF on the Web; while on the other hand, some argue that PDF is an essential tool for communicating via the Web.
This site is a resource to provide information about which HTML5 user interface features are usable by people who rely upon assistive technology (AT) to use the web.
Here at The Paciello Group (TPG) we have a technical accessibility testing process which does not involve the use of automated tools. The technical audit results we provide to our clients are based solely on manual testing of a web site, web application or desktop application.
In this course, you’ll learn how to make websites that can be used by people of all abilities and disabilities. Learn Accessibility from the basics through to advanced level using our Accessibility video tutorial library.
When most people think of the web and accessibility they tend to think about the technical side of making the web accessible, this article seeks to buck that trend and instead talk about the accessibility of the web industry itself. Is the web industry accessible to those with disabilities?
NonVisual Desktop Access (NVDA) is a free and open source screen reader for the Microsoft Windows operating system. Providing feedback via synthetic speech and Braille, it enables blind or vision impaired people to access computers running Windows for no more cost than a sighted person. Major features include support for over 20 languages and the ability to run entirely from a USB drive with no installation.
Accessible Tabs Examples