Dennis Lembree and Ross Johnson run a podcast on practical web accessibility called WebAxe. Dennis and Russ aim to cover a wide variety of subjects in the basic of web accessibility. Their last podcast discussed the accessibility of CAPTCHAs – and the next podcast up, for whatever reason, discusses me. Well, not precisely. More specifically, it features an interview with me on the subject of the definition of accessibility – a topic which I’ve written on before. It’s not a […]
Article updated August 11, 2011 Updated links Added tools section Extended information about caption support Miscellaneous text edits In our Web 2.0 times it seems like video sharing has become a social media giant. I can certainly see why – it’s exciting and novel to be able to transmit these magical moving images across time and space! Well, OK…if you put it that way, it’s not all that new. It is, however, spectacularly easy to do today — and that […]
My new article at Matt Bailey’s Accessibility Blog: Web Accessibility and International Law, looking at the issues raised concerning liability of companies concerning the use of their websites outside their geographical jurisdictions. The post talks about the issues raised in the article “Computer-based exam discriminated against blind candidate” at Out-Law.com.
Wordpress isn’t really designed to be used as a CMS. It’s designed for blogging – nonetheless, it’s a surprisingly powerful little content management system, and with a little bit of tweaking you can pretty easily turn it into a nicely flexible system. Read more about WordPress Pages. One of the challenges that needs to be dealt with is the use of Pages. A “Page,” in WordPress parlance, is a document which sits outside the blog chronology. For the purpose of […]
Hat tip to Kim Krause Berg, who is in turn tipping her own hat to Rosie Sherry. Article at The Register. Although it’s interesting to see another lawsuit on the inaccessibility of a software product, this suit is fundamentally different from the Target lawsuit currently in process. That lawsuit, dealing with a commercial website’s accessibility level to the general public, has the potential to set a landmark precedent for website accessibility. No United States law currently explicitly states that a […]