Our good friend Joe Dolson who created the WordPress Accessibility plugin, has updated the plugin in a way that now alerts users that when they add an image, an Alternative (or ALT) description is required. The new version of the plugin also provides an easy option to identify the image as “decorative” by assigning the the ALT=”” designation. This post… Continue Reading WordPress Accessibility
We in the accessibility world spend a great deal discussing (and sometime debating) the concerns about accessible web design/development and distance learning implementations. But what about good old fashioned meetings where you are actually in the same room! I have participated in some discussions in this realm as well and even worked on some questions to be asked and things… Continue Reading Accessible Meetings?
The following was announced by a member of the US Access Board on Saturday, February 14, 2015… I have good news to share with you about the update of the Access Board’s Section 508 standards and Section 255 guidelines. Yesterday (2/13/15), the Office of Management and Budget cleared our notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM); it will now be sent to the… Continue Reading 508 Refresh may have passed final hurdle