2 June 2010

Accessibility in the world of Web 2.0

The internet is constantly changing, which is why the the WCAG 1.0 (Web Content Accessibility Guidelines) have finally been updated to WCAG 2.0. This version takes into account the ever-increasing changes in the technology used on the web. There has been two main developments in recent years that have had a significant impact on web accessibility. The first of these is an increased use of AJAX …

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5 May 2010

HTML 5 and accessibility

I’ve written previously about HTML 5 and the new possibilities that it offers. But how will HTML 5 affect web accessibility? HTML 5 has so far received limited support from the most commonly used browsers, with the most HTML 5 support being offered by Safari (Webkit based browsers) and Opera (Presto based browsers), followed by Firefox (Gecko based browsers). A well-built web …

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