After years of arguing for proper use of form elements and link elements, others are finally doing the same. More recently, this includes the articles The Anchor Button: Bad for Accessibility, Bad for Usability by Matt Long and Reinventing the hyperlink (with much humor!) by Heydon Pickering.
(curated by Lifekludger from Proper Use of Buttons and Links)
Complete article at source: http://www.webaxe.org/proper-use-buttons-links/
As the end of another busy year approaches, it’s worth looking back at the year that was and the significant contributions WAI has made. With celebrations relating to the 25th anniversary of the WWW and the 20th anniversary of the W3C, there has been much opportunity for reflection, and there have been some more localised celebrations for my home city of Perth, Australia as well.
(curated by Lifekludger)
Complete story at source: Access iQ http://www.accessiq.org/news/w3c-column/2014/12/w3c-web-accessibility-initiative-2014-in-review
The Australian government has issued updated guidance on the accessibility of the portable document format (PDF) for people with disabilities.
(curated by Lifekludger from PDF accessibility: new guidance issued)
Complete article at source: http://www.accessiq.org/news/news/2014/12/pdf-accessibility-new-guidance-issued