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Getting Started with Accessibility

Being EDU, a higher education weblog, has a nice set of links to websites, essays, resources, and tools related to accessibility.  This is a great place to start if you’re looking for more information about creating accessible web sites. 

Getting Started with Accessibility.

Posted 14 Feb 06 • Permalink

Tools for Creating Accessible Forms

Forms are one of the most useful parts of HTML.  However, they are also one of the most difficult accessibility challenges.

Fortunately, the folks at Accessify.com have built some amazing online tools to help you make sure your forms are usable by everyone.  They include an accessible form generator, a tool for creating accessible radio buttons and an XHTML-compliant select list generator.

Posted 20 Dec 05 • Permalink

Free Browser Toolbars to Help Evaluate Your Site’s Accessibility

WebAIM has published a short series of articles about how to use freely available toolbars for your browser to evaluate the accessibly of your web site. This is a great way to make sure accessibility is worked in to your web development practices. If you use Firefox as your browser (which we in the Web Office highly recommend-- a free download is available here), see: Evaluating Web Sites for Accessibility with the Firefox Web Developer Toolbar. If you use Internet Explorer, see: Using the AIS Web Accessibility Toolbar.

Posted 6 Dec 05 • Permalink

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