Constructing Accessible Web Sites / Edition 1

Constructing Accessible Web Sites / Edition 1

by Cynthia Waddell, Bob Regan, Shawn Lawton Henry, Michael R. Burks
     
 

Accessibility is about making websites that don't exclude people with visual, aural, or physical disabilities. Through real-world examples, this practical book will teach you how to create or retrofit accessible websites quickly and easily.

This book is aimed toward web professionals creating accessible websites or updating existing sites to make them

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Overview

Accessibility is about making websites that don't exclude people with visual, aural, or physical disabilities. Through real-world examples, this practical book will teach you how to create or retrofit accessible websites quickly and easily.

This book is aimed toward web professionals creating accessible websites or updating existing sites to make them accessible. It's also useful for corporate, university, and government policy-makers involved in the development and maintenance of websites for their institutions.

The thorough and practical accessibility techniques outlined in this book come from some of the best accessibility professionals in the business. The techniques are illustrated and accompanied by real-world examples from live sites, demonstrating that accessibility is not the enemy of great visual design.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781590591482
Publisher:
Apress
Publication date:
07/11/2003
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
415
Product dimensions:
6.76(w) x 9.32(h) x 0.66(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction1
Ch. 1Understanding Web Accessibility7
Ch. 2Overview of Law and Guidelines33
Ch. 3Assistive Technology Browsers and Accessibility53
Ch. 4Creating Accessible Content67
Ch. 5Accessible Navigation113
Ch. 6Accessible Data Input139
Ch. 7Testing for Section 508 Compliance165
Ch. 8Web Development Tools and Accessibility191
Ch. 9Separating Content from Presentation231
Ch. 10Accessibility and Macromedia Flash267
Ch. 11Implementing Accessibility in Enterprise283
Ch. 12Emerging Technologies305
Ch. 13US Web Accessibility Law in Depth329
App. A: Quick Reference Guide353
App. B: Glossary of Terms359
App. CSection 508 Guidelines367
Index393

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