Category Archives: opena11y

open source accessibility

BBC publish draft mobile accessibility guidelines to address developer ‘assumptions’

Whilst guidelines for web accessibility have been in existence for several years and are slowly evolving, until now there has been a lack of best practices targeted specifically at the additional complications of mobile accessibility (web or native). This is … Continue reading

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Screencast of Maavis and Cloud4All integration

I finally put up a short screencast of Maavis in use. This also demonstrates how integration with Cloud4All provides automatic personalisation of settings based on a token that identifies the user. Cloud4All is an EU project that is implementing part … Continue reading

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Developing programs designed for AT users

It can be a challenging enough to develop programs (and apps) that provide a first class user experience for users of Assistive Technology (AT) such as screen readers. There are plenty of examples of programs ‘out there’ with varying degrees … Continue reading

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Accessibility update

Here’s a quick update of the main open accessibility activities that are on my radar. Do drop me a line if any are of interest to you. This has been a very busy time, especially as our new company [pre]activity … Continue reading

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Upgraded to HTML5 themes

I just installed Richard Sheperd’s TwentyTenFive HTML5 version of the default WordPress theme and Sylvia Egger’s Accessible Five accessibility enhancing child theme. There was a slight glitch with the name of the TwentyTenFive folder name having changed, but all seems … Continue reading

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