Blog - 2009
The W3C blog is for in-depth Web standards topics and educational materials. More information in About W3C Blog.
W3C WAI today published a collection of statistics, case studies, and articles supporting the business case for web accessibility in Resources for Developing a Web Accessibility Business Case for Your Organization.... Would your organization be willing to share your case study to support the business case for web accessibility?...
As an employee of the W3C Web standards organization, you might think that I would say the most important thing to start with when addressing web accessibility is standards. I don't. I say the first step is learning how people with disabilities use the web. You might be surprised to learn that is the W3C's advice. We've now got it more clearly in writing, in the new document published today by the W3C Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI): Involving Users for Better, Easier Accessibility and...
By: Henry Thompson
In this posting, my intention is to provide a concise statement of an idea which is neither particularly new nor particularly mine, but which needs a place that can be referenced in the context of the current debate about distributed extensibility and HTML5. It's a very simple proposal to provide an out-of-band, defaultable, document-scoped means to declare namespace prefix bindings.
By: Coralie Mercier
The theme photo for W3C presentations at the TPAC09 showed the Natural Bridges state beach of Santa Cruz, California. We met in Santa Clara (not far from Santa Cruz) 2-6 November in order to bridge various communities and bring...
By: Dominique Hazaël-Massieux
Yesterday, as part of the W3C Technical Plenary day, I got the opportunity to introduce a new tool that I had been working on over the past few weeks, the W3C Cheatsheet for Web developers. This cheatsheet aims at providing...