An Accessibility Statement is a declaration that defines the level of web accessibility that a website aims to achieve. In this article, we look at why an accessibility statement should be provided and the information that should go into it.
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jQuery Toggle Fields plug-in: What is it and how does it work?
We have recently released a jQuery plug-in named ‘jQuery Toggle Fields' that helps developers show and hide form fields. In this article, we look at what it is and how it works.
Techshare is a series of events hosted by RNIB, that focus on digital technology and people with disabilities. People from around the world gather to present their ideas on web and mobile platforms, access technologies, digital content and much more. We presented a case study with BSkyB, and had a wonderful time meeting with people and listening to other presentations.
A Christmas tale about accessible shopping
This year I am organised. Which in the run up to Christmas, is something akin to a minor miracle. The turkey is on order, the Christmas cake made, the Christmas cards have almost been written and even my gift shopping has practically all been done. There is but one trip left to the shopping mall, and the mere thought is taking the sparkle off my seasonal thoughts.
So what has prompted this flurry of activity? It began with the first Christmas after I lost my eyesight.
Accessible design needs good foundations
In the web development arena, accessibility is very strongly associated with meeting checkpoints and in particular, with meeting the single-A to triple-A targets set out in the Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) guidelines. Guidelines and checkpoints enable companies to benchmark websites in terms of their accessibility for a wide range of people with different disabilities, who may use very different technologies to interact with the Web.