Search boxes: integral parts of many websites but often neglected in terms of markup and style. When considering both accessibility and semantics, marking up a a search box can be a little awkward depending on the look you are trying to achieve.
In this post I will suggest some methods of marking up your search boxes, and show a neat way of styling it using css and a few images.
The ‘Secure and accessible contact form for wordpress’ has been a huge success (over 10,000 downloads!), and due to this I have decided to repost the plugin (and also its less known multi-user sister version) to further increase the popularity of this awesome plugin for the wordpress blogging platform.
The Secure & accessible contact form is designed to make contacting you from your website easy, accessible, and secure. It will definitely deter spam emails from arriving in your mail box!
This post has now been replaced by an updated version which you can find here.
Created by Mike Cherim and I, this is a wordpress plugin that lets you have your own accessible, usable, spam-proof, secure, contact form on your wordpress blog!
I haven’t seen many contact form plugins for wordpress, but this is certainly one of the best, I can say that now. We hope you enjoy using this plugin, and that it saves you from lots of horrid spam.
Read more for more information, installation instructions, and of course, the download link!
Most sites on the web are coded using pixels for widths, which is acceptable, however these sites make it harder for users with poor eyesight to increase the text size whilst keeping the layout in place and usable.
That is where ems can help. This guide will explain ems, and show you how to convert a layout to utilize ems.
Access Keys have been around since HTML 4.0, and have many accessibility benefits, they are also part of the WCAG accessibility guidelines. However despite this they are uncommon, and fairly unknown; few
webmasters choose to incorporate them in their websites.
This article attempts to describe what access keys are, their benefits and implications, and practical uses of them in your web sites. Using access keys is easier than you may of thought!
Accessibility is often neglected on the www. Without considering this you can neglect the needs of some users, and even break the law. This article explains why accessibility is important, and what you can do to meet the accessibility guidelines set by the W3C.