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Microsoft® Expression® Web 4 Step by Step by Chris Leeds

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Verifying and Addressing Accessibility

Accessibility relates to the way a page is structured, and how it will render in devices that are used by people who have vision problems or who need other special browser considerations.

Good HTML/XHTML practices such as using valid code, meaningful alt tags, avoiding reliance on JavaScript or Flash for key elements such as navigation, and selecting font colors and sizes that will not present problems to differently abled individuals. Using meaningful descriptive text within object tags for videos, Flash, Microsoft Silverlight, and so forth, will also help to prevent most accessibility problems.

Use the Accessibility Checker

In this exercise, you will set up an accessibility issue and then use the Accessibility ...

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