Out-law.com Article on WiderWeb

I’m really not sure if this will help or hurt the state of accessibility on the web. Businesses don’t really understand what accessibility is, and the ease of misunderstanding that this WiderWeb service gives them an accessible page then things are sad indeed. Definitely something interesting to follow, but there is still no substitute for […]

View the Web Your Way with Edit CSS

For a while I have been using the Web Developer Toolbar in Firefox for various puroses. It’s extremely helpful, allowing me to quickly and easily outline custom elements, display the rendered sizes of block-level elements, provide an overview of the page’s structure without fiddling with the DOM inspector (choose CSS → View Style Information… and […]

Accessible Web Sites Get More Visitors

If there is still any doubt about why businesses should require that their web pages be accessible, this report from ElectricNewsNet explains how accessible pages can be viewed by more visitors than non-accessible pages. It also brings up a good point about maintaining that accessibility standard after the site has been created. Accessibility is an […]

Keeping Presentation out of Behavioral JavaScripting

Lately I’ve been working on a personal project of mine, redesigning and revitilizing my website about Bipolar Disorder. It’s still deeply entrenched in the redesign and I’m not even done with the site templates yet, but I was anxious to get some content rolling out quickly so I went ahead with it anyway. Some elements […]

Fun with Character and Entity References and Why You Should Use Them

Character references? Entity references? Am I referencing some obscure geek joke? No, I’m actually talking about a often overlooked aspect of the push towards a more semantic Web. What are Character and Entity References? First, let me explain what character and entity references are actually referencing. Written languages the world over employ various symbols to […]