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Seeking Contract Web Developers Fluent in Accessible (WCAG 2.0) Design

The University of Oregon is seeking to build a pool of independent web developers. We’re looking for innovative and world class production…

Started by James Bailey

0 Apr 3, 2013

Disabling style-sheets? Does anyone know user(s) who actually do this?

As part of 508 check I have to disable style-sheets and check the layout of the page. I've run into a problem, and it made me start thinkin…

Started by K

13 Dec 17, 2012
Reply by Ed Puckett

How do you test accessibility on your site?

I noticed Knowibility is now offering AccessWorks Usability and Accessibility Testing.

Started by Laurie Trow

6 Feb 4, 2012
Reply by Cameron Bates

Animated gifs

Hi, all.   Anyone still using animated gifs on their site? I just got a request to post an animated gif that will display attendee comments…

Started by Laurie Trow

2 May 11, 2011
Reply by Michael C Kappeler

Best way to make PDFs and Word documents accessible?

HI, all. Curious to know your approach to making pdfs and Word documents accessible. We have lots of pdfs on our site for event schedules,…

Started by Laurie Trow

3 Mar 24, 2011
Reply by Laurie Trow

Designing Accessible Web Forms Online Course

Designing Accessible Web Forms Course Dates: October 26th to November 23rd (5 weeks) Times: Tuesdays and Thursdays at 3:00-4:00pm Central…

Started by Jon Gunderson

0 Oct 5, 2010

Web Accessibility Summit by E4H - Big Takeaways?

Wanted to start this thread to get people talking about the online conference and to discuss some of the big lessons or takeaways.  Anyone?

Started by Bruce Floyd

2 Oct 2, 2010
Reply by Bruce Floyd

PHP Library and Drupal Module for checking accessibility

After over a year and a half of development, I wanted to let this community know about the work we have been doing at CSU Monterey Bay to w…

Started by Kevin Miller

0 Mar 17, 2010

JQuery UI Dialog boxes - Accessible

Online documentation claims that the jquery UI dialog is accessible, but I'm not able to get JAWs to notice that the dialog even exists! Ca…

Started by Maureen Patterson

1 Nov 11, 2009
Reply by Gabe Nowicki

Flyout menus that are accessible?

I've worked quite hard to get a flyout menu that degrades nicely without CSS and without javascript, and which works across all common brow…

Started by Maureen Patterson

2 Sep 16, 2009
Reply by Maureen Patterson



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Lauren Zakich commented on Lynn Zawie's group OmniUpdate
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Jun 15
Lauren Zakich commented on Lynn Zawie's group OmniUpdate
"Web accessibility is an important aspect of any website. But where do you start when it comes to making your higher ed site accessible? Read on to see how easy it is to begin. "
Jun 14
Lauren Zakich commented on Lynn Zawie's group OmniUpdate
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Lauren Zakich commented on Lynn Zawie's group OmniUpdate
"Change is inevitable, and you want to make sure your content is still consistent after you reorganize your site. Check out the importance of using dependency tags in OU Campus to make sure both your site visitors and search engines can still find…"
May 25
Allison Howard is now a member of University Web Developers
May 19
Lauren Zakich commented on Lynn Zawie's group OmniUpdate
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May 12
Lauren Zakich commented on Lynn Zawie's group OmniUpdate
"When thinking about valuable content for your higher ed site, try testimonials and quotes to attract prospective students. Download the latest E-Expectations report today. "
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May 4
Lauren Zakich commented on Lynn Zawie's group OmniUpdate
"Your website’s voice helps drive your brand and deliver consistency across your site. In our latest blog post, Jim Heiney from Lock Haven University shows how to keep that consistency using OU Campus."
May 2
Fabio posted a discussion

Top 200 Universities in Facebook

Just a brief note to inform all University developers that we have just published a new ranking of the top 200 Universities in Facebook based on the number of likes (fans count) each Facebook page has. Visit the US listing of all Universities in Facebook and their fans count popularity please visit…See More
May 2
Lauren Zakich commented on Lynn Zawie's group OmniUpdate
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Apr 28
Kathy Nix posted a discussion

user levels

Is there anyway you can edit a user level?  We have level 8 users and want to add "Add to Dictionary" without opening every user and clicking on the Add to Dictionary box.See More
Apr 26
Doug Thompson posted a discussion

Solution for deluge of daily emails?

So way back in "the day" (eight or so years ago), our employee/student email inboxes were routinely deluged with 40+ individual email messages per day due to the "campus-wide" email lists being open for anyone here to send messages to.Enough people eventually decried the situation, so we came up with an email/website "publication" that was basically akin to a "daily digest email" of what were originally individual messages.This was highly successful and took a large part of the burden off of…See More
Apr 21
Andrew Soderberg replied to Mark Greenfield's discussion The UWEBD Social Network Will Live On
"Mark, Just a suggestion regarding a sustainable future for UWEBD (software platform). When I was at OmniUpdate we migrated from Ning to SocialEngine. SE has a Ning 2 import tool: The process was pretty smooth for…"
Apr 21
Christopher Snizik is now a member of University Web Developers
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