Early last year, Google warned the world that it would start a process of “encouraging” website owners to improve the security of their websites essentially by “shaming” owners of sites that had not added Secure Sockets Layer (SSL). SSL involves the use of encryption to “ensures that all data passed… Continue Reading Getting Secure
Probably the most common accessibility error found on websites and digital documents is the absence of an Alternative Description for images and other “objects.” The Alternative Description – sometimes called the “ALT tag” – is a piece of meta code that provides information about the image so that people with… Continue Reading Alternative Descriptions comes to Twitter
A year or so ago, I was meeting with a group of disability coordinators from the state college system and I was speaking about new and exciting assistive technologies and services that were just over the horizon. I mentioned some “chatter” I had been reading about, something that Google was… Continue Reading Will ‘ALT Tags’ soon be a thing of the past?