The Juicy Studio Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 1.0 tutorial covers 14 areas:
- Provide equivalent alternatives to auditory and visual content.
- Don’t rely on colour alone.
- Use markup and style sheets and do so properly.
- Clarify natural language usage.
- Create tables that transform gracefully.
- Ensure that pages featuring new technologies transform gracefully.
- Ensure user control of time-sensitive content changes.
- Ensure direct accessibility of embedded user interfaces.
- Design for device-independence.
- Use interim solutions.
- Use W3C technologies and guidelines.
- Provide context and orientation information.
- Provide clear navigation mechanisms.
- Ensure that documents are clear and simple.
This tutorial by Gez Lemon is clear, simple, straightforward and practical. It’s good for a 15 minute refresher for anyone who already has a commitment to accessible websites, or as an excellent starting point for anyone new to the ideas.
[Via: WebAIM Newsletter December 2004.]
Update: Having now read the tutorial and browsed around the Juicy Studio site a bit more I’d say that this is a treasure trove for anyone creating websites. Add the RSS feeds to your newsreader now.