by Geof Collis
December 18, 2014
It has been a long 4 months of researching code and using checking tools but WordPress has finally approved the Badeyes TwentyFourteen Child Theme and it is now live for anyone to download.
Thanks go to the many people on the LinkedIn group, WordPress experts, who helped me solve issues I couldn’t find researching through Google.
Visit the site at aMENU.ca
While some see meeting the online needs of disabled people as a ‘ruinous obligation’, businesses would do well to accommodate the ‘blue pound’
Thursday 20 November 2014 14.45 GMT
In an era when the web is becoming ubiquitous, the implications of being on the wrong side of the digital divide seem graver than ever. Website accessibility expert Professor Jonathan Hassell’s new book on digital inclusion, launched this month, calls for a shift in the thinking of organisations over what has often been regarded as a somewhat burdensome and thorny issue.
This 2014 Child Theme is now in front of the good folks at the WordPress Repository and ready for review.
You can see a mock up version of it at www.badeyes.com/2014/ where you can read about what I have modified on the Developers page and take a test drive by going to the Download page and get a copy of it.
Applying accessibility techniques to an unusable site is like putting lipstick on a pig. No matter how much you apply, it will always be a pig.
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In January 2014, WebAIM conducted a survey of preferences of screen reader users. We received 1465 valid responses to this survey. This was a follow-up survey to the original WebAIM Screen Reader User Survey of January 2009 and the follow-up surveys from October 2009, December 2010, and May 2012.
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For Immediate Release!
February 5, 2014
Ever wanted to start up your own Personal or Business website but didn’t know where to start?
You’ve heard of WordPress, arguably the worlds best Content Management System(CMS) but have no idea about how to install it or manage it.
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By: Robin Christopherson, Head of Digital Inclusion at disability and e-Accessibility charity, AbilityNet
Published: Thursday, July 11, 2013
Building in awareness is the only way to ensure web accessibility continues to go, writes Robin Christopherson of charity, AbilityNet, which promotes the inclusion of disabled people on the web.
For a business, it can also mean added revenue and protection from lawsuits.
11 March 2013
GENEVA (ILO News) – For most of us, surfing the Web has become almost second nature. But for millions of people with disabilities, the Internet remains inhospitable territory.