Last September a class action law suit was brought against Disney by three visually impaired ladies stating that: Disney’s websites relating to its theme parks, hotels and restaurants are inaccessible to the visually impaired, in violation of the Americans With Disabilities Act This week the plaintiffs filed a certification brief, taking the lawsuit to the… Continue Reading Dickensian Disney: not down with the kids
A couple of days ago over Twitter I asked what people’s opinions were on the use of a website name as an H1 in pages and opinions on the use of multiple H1’s within a page. Without knowing it, the day before I tweeted this, a poll had been launched asking what do you use… Continue Reading HTML 5 to the H1 debate rescue?
It feels like we have hit a critical time in web accessibility and for me 2008 has been a year that has clearly demonstrated a shift in focus away from advocacy towards action and with it brought a new generation of web accessibility developers. As we enter 2009 and the ten year anniversary of the… Continue Reading State of the accessible web 2008 kickstarting 2009
I spotted a couple of Twitters today from Mike Paciello of The Paciello Group. What he said probably shouldn’t come as a surprise, and probably wont when we look back in a year or even a couple of months time, but it was great to read none-the-less: “In the past 2 months, TPG has seen… Continue Reading Target gives WCAG 2.0 a helping hand
WCAG 2.0 is almost out the door and likely to become a recommendation in December. For more information I’ve posted about this over on the Opera Developer Relations blog ODiN. Well done to everyone over at WAI, this is great news.
The Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) have just announced that WCAG 2.0 is to go into Candidate Recommendation. This is the final stage before WCAG 2.0 formally takes over from WCAG 1.0 and means two things: 1. Feedback from the community received by the WCAG Working Group has been reviewed and a broad consensus on the… Continue Reading WCAG 2.0 is ready to be test drived