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04. August 11

Tests
The accessibility of Facebook

We have investigated the accessibility of Facebook in three subsequent "Tests of the Month" (May, June and July 2011). This article sums up the main findings.   [more] zu: Tests - The accessibility of Facebook

Tests, HTML and CSS, JavaScript, WAI-ARIA, Web applications

 

04. August 11

Tests
The accessibility of Facebook, Part 3: Daily use

The third and final Facebook test looks at activities in daily use, such as finding friends or sending status messages. How does Facebook fare here, in terms of accessibility?   [more] zu: Tests - The accessibility of Facebook, Part 3: Daily use

Tests, HTML and CSS, JavaScript, WAI-ARIA, Web applications

 

29. June 11

Tests
The accessibility of Facebook, Part 2: Account and Profile Settings

Part 1 of our Facebook test focused on the initial registration process. In the second part of our test, we investigate whether customising account and profile settings causes accessibility issues.   [more] zu: Tests - The accessibility of Facebook, Part 2: Account and Profile Settings

Tests, HTML and CSS, WAI-ARIA, Web applications

 

30. May 11

Tests
The accessibility of Facebook, Part 1: Registration

How accessible is Facebook for users with disabilities? We have set up three tests to find out. In our first test, we look at the Facebook registration process.   [more] zu: Tests - The accessibility of Facebook, Part 1: Registration

HTML and CSS, Web applications, JavaScript, WAI-ARIA

 

30. November 10

Standards development
The accessibility of WAI-ARIA

Our latest article, "The accessibility of WAI-ARIA", is published by "A List Apart". WAI-ARIA is an upcoming W3C candidate recommendation aimed at making web applications more accessible to blind and visually impaired users. But, can we recommend WAI-ARIA without reservation?   [more] zu: Standards development - The accessibility of WAI-ARIA

WAI-ARIA, WCAG, JavaScript, Assistive technology, Web applications