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Month: June 2016

WAI‘s Education and Outreach Working Group (EOWG) seeking inputs for WAI’s new site design

June 14, 2016 • Srinivasu Chakravarthula

Web Accessibility Initiative (WAi) of World Wide Web Consortium is one stop for all resources including guidelines, techniques, checklists, examples related to web accessibility. Education and Outreach Working Group is seeking inputs from community to work on re-design of WAI’s website. The Survey with 57 questions asks very interesting input including what is needed for… Finish Reading WAI‘s Education and Outreach Working Group (EOWG) seeking inputs for WAI’s new site design”

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Accessibility Review: Jobs for People with Disabilities portal by Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Government of India

June 10, 2016 • Srinivasu Chakravarthula

Noticed that Department of Disability Affairs, Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Government of India has launched Job Portal for people with disabilities; which would aim to become a great portal for job seekers with disabilities, employers and training institutes. This is certainly a great initiative although I personally prefer to embed people with disabilities… Finish Reading “Accessibility Review: Jobs for People with Disabilities portal by Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Government of India”

Should websites include Accessibility Options? May be and may be not…

June 3, 2016 • Srinivasu Chakravarthula

In 2013, posted about Accessibility options and Browser Accessibility options and still I see concept of including accessibility is still exist in the minds of web authors. So wanted to reiterate as to why we do not recommend accessibility options embed on to the website. I still agree that having such options like Increase Font… Finish Reading “Should websites include Accessibility Options? May be and may be not…”

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NVDA 2016.2 is released!

June 2, 2016 • Srinivasu Chakravarthula

Our favorite screen reader NVDA – a free and open source screen reader has just announced it’s newest version 2016.2! Highlights of this version as mentioned on the release blog post: Highlights of this release include the ability to indicate spelling errors while typing; support for reporting grammar errors in Microsoft Word; and improvements and… Finish Reading NVDA 2016.2 is released!”

W3C elects new advisory board.

June 1, 2016 • Srinivasu Chakravarthula

World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) has just announced it’s new advisory board who plays a key role in providing guidance to the team on strategy, legal matters, conflict resolutions etc., The W3C Advisory Committee has filled five open seats on the W3C Advisory Board. Created in 1998, the Advisory Board provides guidance to the Team… Finish Reading “W3C elects new advisory board.”

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