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?
[I’ll start out with a warning – this is a bit of rant.] I’ll begin with the obligatory request for sensitivity…yes, I am getting to be an old fart and the sensory and motor systems are not quite that of a 20-something, a 30-something, or even a 40-something. I’m not… Continue Reading What’s with all the gray?