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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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