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Accessible Website Design Information Document List

This page contains the full list of articles and documents from the Disabled World Website Design Accessibility category.

Though some documents may have since been updated or revised they are still listed by their original publish date, with the most recent documents first.

Publication List

2018-01-29 : Ace a Free EPUB Accessibility Checking Tool by The DAISY Consortium : Open source tool Ace by DAISY lets publishing industry test their ebooks against internationally recognized standards for accessibility ensuring people with disabilities have equal access to publications.
2016-10-29 : European Online Public Services to be Made Accessible : Rules approved by European Parliament states websites and apps of public administrations, hospitals, courts and other public sector bodies to be made accessible to everyone.
2016-09-14 : User1st - Website Accessibility Made Easy : User1st innovative solution for helping make websites accessible to people with disabilities without needing to recode or alter website design.
2016-08-25 : Competition Provides Nonprofits with Disability Friendly Websites : 2016 OpenAIR event harnesses high-tech training and friendly competition to address accessible website design challenges.
2016-07-01 : US Education Department Settles Civil Rights Complaints Over Accessible Websites : Settlements with education organizations in seven U.S. states and one territory to ensure website accessibility for people with disabilities.
2016-05-27 : Europe Agreement Regarding Accessible Websites : Informal deal with European Parliament on new directive to make public sector websites and mobile applications more accessible for people with disabilities.
2016-04-20 : Vision Website Accessibility Checklist : Digital Accessibility Checklist to help guide local government leaders in making online services available to people with disabilities.
2016-03-04 : Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month - Accessibility Milestones : A look at some milestones in history that were implemented to help right social equality of people living with disabilities.
2015-01-19 : CLOUD4ALL Making an Accessible Internet for Everyone : CLOUD4ALL project improving accessibility for people with disabilities, improving employment prospects and preventing social exclusion.
2014-11-24 : Boston Wheelock College First Private College in U.S to Comply with ADA Laws for Website Accessibility : Wheelock college is improving website accessibility for all people interested in improving the lives of children and families.
2014-11-18 : DOJ Forces Peapod to Make Website Accessible : U.S. Justice Department entered into settlement agreement with owners and operators of to remedy alleged violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
2014-09-29 : Web Accessibility Recognition Scheme - Applications Now Open : The Web Accessibility Recognition Scheme is now open for applications from September 28 until December 31, 2014.
2013-10-02 : OpenAIR Competition Seeks Designers and Nonprofits Wanting an Accessible Website : OpenAIR competition invites web professionals to receive disability awareness and accessible design skills training.
2013-02-04 : The Reasons Behind Online Accessibility : Examines website accessibility and discusses technical specifications explaining how to build interfaces that are accessible to people with disability.
2013-02-02 : People with Disabilities and Technology Challenges : For people with disabilities the majority of Internet related technologies are created inaccessible and cut out some or even all users with disabilities.
2011-07-01 : What Do You Love (WDYL) - New Search Page from Google : New search site What Do You Love (WDYL) provides a reference desk of information from Google services on the same page.
2011-03-17 : Microsoft Announces Free Accessibility Tools and Training for Developers : Microsoft free online accessibility training courses tools and resources to help developers create products services and websites accessible to people with disabilities.
2010-12-01 : First British Standard to Promote Web Accessibility Globally : Most website owners acknowledge the need to eliminate existing barriers that keep millions from accessing online services.
2010-11-24 : UK Fix the Web Campaign Launches to Tackle Internet Accessibility : The Fix the Web campaign is a part of the e-Accessibility Forum which is a group that focuses on web accessibility issues.
2010-10-01 : NFB Non-visual Accessibility Web Certification Granted to Instructure Learning Management System : Instructures Canvas is a new learning management system (LMS) that takes usability to a whole new level.
2010-09-10 : Global Recognition for Accessible Sydney Website : is developed by people with disabilities for people with disabilities to improve visitors experience in Sydney Australia.
2010-09-09 : Magic Logix Launches New Section 508 Website for Accessology, Inc. : Accessology is a company that provides services in training and assisting an understanding of disability regulations and compliance assistance.
2010-08-04 : IBM, Japan's TIC and KOA to Address Urgent Need for Elderly, Disabled Citizens to Join e-Government : Project to greatly improve access to critical public government online services by constructing a first of a kind Web Accessibility Cloud Center.
2010-08-04 : Improving Internet Access for the Aging, Disabled with Open Source : Open Source Community Paves Way for Developers to Improve Internet Access for the Aging Disabled.
2009-10-26 : IBM Makes it Easier to Browse Web Sites on Mobile Devices : New technology helps Webmasters make Web sites more comprehensible on mobile devices; adapted from technology created for visually impaired.
2009-10-09 : Website Developer Competition for Website Accessible Design Skills : Web design teams showcase talents as they donate newly acquired website accessible design skills.
2009-09-10 : Larger Google Search Text and Search Form Size : Google has increased the size of text in their search form and the actual search box size for easier viewing.
2009-07-08 : Microsoft's New Bing Search Engine - A Graphical Wonder : The release of the Bing search engine by the Microsoft Corporation presents more competition for your search business online.
2009-07-01 : Accessible Google Online Services and Applications : A Review of Googles Accessible Online Services GMail, Scholar, Video Search, Book Search and more.
2009-05-12 : How to Adjust Color Contrast in Windows Operating Systems : How to instructions for adjusting the color contrast of website pages in Windows operating systems.
2009-05-12 : How to Resize Text and Fonts in Your Browser Settings : Guide to resizing text and fonts using Internet Explorer FireFox Opera Safari Google Chrome and Netscape web browsers.
2009-05-06 : Opera Browser How to Change Default Text and Image Size : One of the abilities of the Opera browser is a function to not only change the default text size of web pages but also increase image sizes.
2009-05-06 : Changing Website Text and Font Size in Netscape : Guide explaining how to increase the default font or text size on website pages when using the Netscape web browser.
2009-05-06 : Increase Text Size and Fonts in Internet Explorer : How to guide for changing the default text size on website pages when using Internet Explorer web browser.
2009-05-06 : Changing Web Page Text Size using Firefox : Step by step guide to changing text size on web pages when using FireFox web browser.
2009-05-06 : Changing Font and Text Size in Safari Browser : Information on how to make website page text size bigger or smaller in the Safari browser.
2009-05-06 : Google Chrome Browser - Adjusting Text Size : Guide to using keyboard shortcuts to increase or decrease the text size when using the Google Chrome browser.
2009-04-19 : What are Blog Pingbacks Trackbacks Refbacks and LinkBacks : Information on the difference between Pingbacks Trackbacks Refbacks and LinkBacks used on blogs and blogging software.
2009-01-04 : Accessible Website Design for Easier Accessibility : Building websites with web standards and with accessibility in mind creates better websites.
2009-01-03 : Website Design - Usability Versus Accessibility : A big mistake many website designers make is to confuse usability with accessibility.
2009-01-03 : Hex Code Color Spectrum Chart for Website Accessibility : Color spectrum chart for website design allowing better accessibility for color blind people.
2009-01-02 : List of Google Search Tips and Tricks - Find What You are Looking for Easier : A list of tips to easily find what you are looking for when using the Google search engine.
2009-01-02 : Sitemeter Updates Website but is it Accessible to Disabled : Well known statistics website Sitemeter updated its website to a format using flash technology but is it accessible to people with disabilities.
2009-01-02 : Checking Website Accessibility with Free Toolbar : Vision Australia offers webmasters and website designers a free toolbar for checking web-page and website accessibility.
2009-01-02 : W3C Web Standard Defines Accessibility : The W3C new standard to help Web designers create websites to meet needs of users with disabilities.
2008-10-14 : W3C Standard for Accessible Speech Enabled Web Applications : Pronunciation Lexicon Specification (PLS) 1.0 W3C Speech Interface Framework for creating Web applications driven by voice and speech.

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