Tag: section 508 compliance

Are CAPTCHA accessible?

        Filed under: Accessibility (508)

CAPTCHA (acronym for “Completely Automated Public Turing test to tell Computers and Humans Apart”) is a challenge-response test that is utilized to determine whether or not the user is human or an automated script (also known as robot). This method is popular to prevent spam generated in form submissions, and is usually based upon an … Continued

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Most common issues in web accessibility

        Filed under: Accessibility (508)

These are the most common issues we find when testing web accessibility: Inadequate use of headings in the content of the pages The software used by people with sight disabilities, called page readers, reads the content of a website according to the meaning of its HTML code. In plain English, HTML offers different types of … Continued

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Web accessibility testing methodology

        Filed under: Accessibility (508)

Interpreting web accessibility reports Automated 508 compliance testing tools are helpful, but results need to be interpreted by humans, because: Tools often show false negatives. Tools miss the meaning of descriptive text in images, links, iframes and other elements. Tools miss the interpretation of the content as a whole (article’s order, coherence, etc). 508 compliance testing … Continued

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Best government websites

        Filed under: Government websites

  Fortunately for the citizens and taxpayers of this country, we are starting to see government websites that look and work as beautiful and effective as their non-goverment counterparts.  Just because it is a government website and has to comply with Section 508 for accessibility and be compatible with Microsoft Internet Explorer (IE8) doesn’t mean … Continued

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Government website powered by Drupal: ACUS.GOV

Government website powered by Drupal: ACUS.GOV

        Filed under: Drupal, Web Development

WASHINGTON, DC – inQbation is pleased to announce the launch of ACUS.GOV, originally powered by WordPress but converted to Drupal and relaunched in 2013. The Administrative Conference of the United States is an independent federal agency dedicated to improving the administrative process through consensus-driven applied research, providing nonpartisan expert advice and recommendations for improvement of federal … Continued

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