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Accessibility Guidelines news
for Sunday, July 30, 2006


Global Messaging Judges - 2005
160 Characters - He is also a member of the World Wide Web consortium (W3C) - www.w3.org - and with his team provides valuable feedback on the WAI accessibility guidelines. Paul s experience sees a perfect marriage between the Internet and Mobile industries

Google, AOL, Yahoo improve service for the blind
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - The new Web services coincide with a push to revise federal Web accessibility standards and renewed legal efforts to get accessibility guidelines more widely adopted. Currently, no federal law requires all Web sites to be accessible to the blind or to

Accessibility Guidelines news
for Saturday, July 29, 2006


How to commission an accessible website
Out-Law - The guidelines to which he refers are the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG), drawn up by the World Wide Web Consortium's Web Accessibility Initiative. WCAG 1.0, published in 1999, defined accessibility in terms of Levels A, AA and AAA

Accessibility Issue Comes to a Head
Computerworld - The W3C released accessibility guidelines for Web authoring tools more than six years ago, and it isn't aware of a single product that is fully compliant, said Judy Brewer, director of the consortium's Web accessibility initiative. But Brewer added

Theatre Access Project to Receive Award at Kennedy Center
Broadway World - of cultural accessibility for people with disabilities and The Smithsonian Institution Accessibility Program - for dedication and leadership in providing access for museum visitors and staff with disabilities, creating museum accessibility guidelines

Accessibility Guidelines news
for Friday, July 28, 2006


Persons with disabilities and ICTs
UNESCO - for the Pacific States ICT are among the best solutions to empower persons with disabilities said the participants from Pacific countries at a three day ICT workshop in Nadi, Fiji, while urging governments to adopt ICT accessibility guidelines.

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Charity Times - The report reviewed the standard of accessibility of 50 leading UK disability websites, benchmarking them against the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) developed by global and industry-led standards body W3C. Significantly

Theatre Access Project to Receive Award at Kennedy Center
Broadway World - of cultural accessibility for people with disabilities and The Smithsonian Institution Accessibility Program - for dedication and leadership in providing access for museum visitors and staff with disabilities, creating museum accessibility guidelines

Accessibility Guidelines news
for Monday, July 24, 2006


Segala Joins Support for W3C Mobile Web Candidate Recommendations
pressbox.co.uk - Segala provides accessibility conformance evaluations, audits and certification for web and mobile publishers, developers and agencies to satisfy accessibility guidelines and legislation. Segala is a sponsor member of the W3C Content Label Incubator

Google offers search for the visually impaired
VNUnet - The company urges web hosts wanting to improve the content of their pages to follow the World Wide Web Consortium 's Web Content Accessibility Guidelines , which encourages web developers to consider factors that can make their pages unusable to

Big plans still on for Legends
Long Beach Press-Telegram - We had to expand in order to keep the same capacity we had before 270 because of the new federal accessibility guidelines for physically challenged people, says Morris. The bar also will be in a different place, as a long, rectangular one will be

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Charity Times - The report reviewed the standard of accessibility of 50 leading UK disability websites, benchmarking them against the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) developed by global and industry-led standards body W3C. Significantly

Accessibility Guidelines news
for Saturday, July 22, 2006


Segala Joins Support for W3C Mobile Web Candidate Recommendations
pressbox.co.uk - Segala provides accessibility conformance evaluations, audits and certification for web and mobile publishers, developers and agencies to satisfy accessibility guidelines and legislation. Segala is a sponsor member of the W3C Content Label Incubator

Developers Working to Overcome AJAX Accessibility Issues
eWeek - Out of the box, ASP.Net 2.0 generates XHTML 1.0 Transitional and Section 508/WCAG [Web Content Accessibility Guidelines] conformant code." XHTML 1.0 Transitional is a W3C standard for creating markup that can be rendered by most modern browsers.

Quality Assurance To Support New Disabled Web Access Guidelines
24-7PressRelease.com - Where World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) accessibility guidelines are upheld, sites are more easily viewed on handheld, mobile phone and interactive TV devices. Accessible content has a much higher visibility for search engines, which boosts search

Accessibility Guidelines news
for Thursday, July 20, 2006


Google offers search for the visually impaired
VNUnet - The company urges web hosts wanting to improve the content of their pages to follow the World Wide Web Consortium 's Web Content Accessibility Guidelines , which encourages web developers to consider factors that can make their pages unusable to

AJAX Accessibility Is Addressed
WebProNews - Using Ajax technologies in web applications provides many challenges for developers interested in adhering to WAI accessibility guidelines. In addition there are numerous development groups . . . which require strict adherence to Section 508

Developers Working to Overcome AJAX Accessibility Issues
eWeek - Out of the box, ASP.Net 2.0 generates XHTML 1.0 Transitional and Section 508/WCAG [Web Content Accessibility Guidelines] conformant code." XHTML 1.0 Transitional is a W3C standard for creating markup that can be rendered by most modern browsers.

Persons with disabilities and ICTs
UNESCO - for the Pacific States ICT are among the best solutions to empower persons with disabilities said the participants from Pacific countries at a three day ICT workshop in Nadi, Fiji, while urging governments to adopt ICT accessibility guidelines.

Latest News
dBusinessNews.com - Department of Commerce Technology Opportunities Program (TOP) grant, the project is based on the World Wide Web Consortium's (W3C)(a) Authoring Tool Accessibility Guidelines. Until now, there has not been a Web publishing product specifically

Accessibility Guidelines news
for Wednesday, July 19, 2006


Convio and Easter Seals Partner to Create New Job Opportunities in ...
Business Wire (press release), CA - 4 hours ago... Commerce Technology Opportunities Program (TOP) grant, the project is based on the World Wide Web Consortium's (W3C)(a) Authoring Tool Accessibility Guidelines ...


Accessibility Guidelines news
for Tuesday, July 18, 2006


Developers Working to Overcome AJAX Accessibility Issues
eWeek - Out of the box, ASP.Net 2.0 generates XHTML 1.0 Transitional and Section 508/WCAG [Web Content Accessibility Guidelines] conformant code." XHTML 1.0 Transitional is a W3C standard for creating markup that can be rendered by most modern browsers.

Parasoft's WebKing 5.5 Automates Testing of Web Apps
eWeek - In addition, the new version of Parasoft's Web application testing suite implements the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0, the company said. These guidelines help to ensure that Web applications are accessible to those with disabilities.

AJAX Accessibility Is Addressed
WebProNews - Using Ajax technologies in web applications provides many challenges for developers interested in adhering to WAI accessibility guidelines. In addition there are numerous development groups . . . which require strict adherence to Section 508

Disabled access to web sites under UK law
Out-Law - The W3C has a Web Accessibility Initiative, or WAI, which includes the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines, or WCAG. The WCAG provide three 'conformance levels'. These are known as Levels A, AA and AAA. Each level has a series of checkpoints for

Global Messaging Judges - 2005
160 Characters - He is also a member of the World Wide Web consortium (W3C) - www.w3.org - and with his team provides valuable feedback on the WAI accessibility guidelines. Paul s experience sees a perfect marriage between the Internet and Mobile industries

Accessibility Guidelines news
for Tuesday, July 11, 2006


EU may make accessibility a legal requirement
Builder UK - According to recent research, 81 per cent of web sites in the UK are inaccessible to disabled people, while a separate report found only three per cent of European public sector websites met W3C accessibility guidelines. A spokeswoman for Socitm

Walgreens Recruits Employees With Disabilities Through New,
MSN MoneyCentral - Walgreens worked with The Paciello Group (TPG) of Nashua, N.H., to make Walgreensoutreach.com accessible for people with various disabilities and to meet the international Web Content Accessibility Guidelines of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C

Big plans still on for Legends
Long Beach Press-Telegram - We had to expand in order to keep the same capacity we had before 270 because of the new federal accessibility guidelines for physically challenged people, says Morris. The bar also will be in a different place, as a long, rectangular one will be

Accessibility Guidelines news
for Monday, July 10, 2006


Parasoft Simplifies Functional Testing with Automated HttpUnit Web ...
Business Wire (press release), CA - 13 hours ago... resources. WebKing 5.5 extends its market leadership by implementing the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0 (WCAG 2.0). These ...

Parasoft's WebKing 5.5 Automates Testing of Web Apps
eWeek, MA - 21 hours ago... In addition, the new version of Parasoft's Web application testing suite implements the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0, the company said. ...

Accessibility Guidelines news
for Sunday, July 09, 2006


Walgreens Recruits Employees With Disabilities Through New, Highly ...
Drug Newswire (press release), CT - 2 hours ago... NH, to make Walgreensoutreach.com accessible for people with various disabilities and to meet the international Web Content Accessibility Guidelines of the ...


Accessibility Guidelines news
for Saturday, July 08, 2006


Business roundup
Providence Journal - The donation will help in the construction of a T-shaped pier and gazebo, built according to federal accessibility guidelines and including fishing stations designed to accommodate individuals in wheelchairs. "Our goal is to touch as many deserving

CSS Importance And The Benefits Of Using Open Standards For Web Design
MasterNewMedia.org - A growing requirement for many of our clients is accessibility compliance, usually with the 508 Accessibility Guidelines . How do web standards help or hinder 508 compliance? Using CSS-based layouts and semantic documents helps go a long way toward

Area lakes provide disability access
Bellingham Herald - Many state fish and wildlife department public accesses and launches meet Level 2 ADAAG (Americans with Disabilities Act Accessibility Guidelines). For a complete list, check on line at http://wdfw.wa.gov/fish/prospects/accessible_fishing.htm . Or

EU may make accessibility a legal requirement
Builder UK - According to recent research, 81 per cent of web sites in the UK are inaccessible to disabled people, while a separate report found only three per cent of European public sector websites met W3C accessibility guidelines. A spokeswoman for Socitm

Persons with disabilities and ICTs
UNESCO - for the Pacific States ICT are among the best solutions to empower persons with disabilities said the participants from Pacific countries at a three day ICT workshop in Nadi, Fiji, while urging governments to adopt ICT accessibility guidelines.

Accessibility Guidelines news
for Sunday, July 02, 2006


Giving voice to the disabled
Mail & Guardian Online - and subscribe to mailing lists hosted on the site. What can I do to help? Patel and Pistorius offered some tips for web designers who want to make their websites more accessible. They both agree that compliance with the W3C accessibility guidelines is

Segala Certifies The Da Vinci Code Trail Website
pressbox.co.uk - Segala was responsible for all the testing and consulting services for the website to ensure that it provides a version that is fully accessible according to the required W3C web accessibility guidelines level. Development and testing of the site was

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