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05. February 18

News from BIK
New WCAG-Test supports the accessibility of websites

The current BIK project ‘BIK für Alle’ (BIK for all) launched a new WCAG-based test procedure. This addition to the established BITV-Test procedure brings the test in line with the international standard for web accessibility, the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG). The existing BITV-Test checkpoints have also been further developed to cover recent developments in web technologies. After an evaluation phase, the new test procedure is now available, both as a free self-assessment tool and as an expert test procedure.   [more] zu: News from BIK - New WCAG-Test supports the accessibility of websites

 

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

 

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

 

04. July 11

Tests
The case for text-only resizing: a look at twenty online news sites

One requirement of WCAG 2.0 is that text can be resized by 200% without the loss of content or functionality. In this article, we look at twenty online news portals ans online newspapers to check how well text resizing is currently supported.   [more] zu: Tests - The case for text-only resizing: a look at twenty online news sites

 

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