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Building Websites with Joomla! 1.5 by Hagen Graf

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Criteria for Accessible Sites at a Glance

Let's take a look at them:

Separation of Content and Layout

The first and most important rule for the developer is separating the content and layout:

  • Clean and pure HTML code for content
  • No unnecessary data tables
  • Formatting to be done exclusively with CSS
  • A logical semantic structure
  • Jump labels

One of the most important requirements for practical accessibility is content that can be output in a linear format and that is formatted exclusively with CSS.

Only by abiding by this, can Assistive Technology prepare the content as it needs to while ignoring the visual presentation. The removal of the presentation into style sheets allows, for example, the visually-impaired users to define their own style sheets in ...

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