[Blindmath] Fwd: Evaluating web pages for accessibility

Richard Baldwin baldwin at dickbaldwin.com
Mon Feb 11 13:00:34 CST 2013


Thanks,
Dick Baldwin

On Mon, Feb 11, 2013 at 12:51 PM, Palma, Jaime J <jaimepalma at uta.edu> wrote:

> The accessibility errors from the Javascript and the Event handler you
> have on the page. The event handler error comes from the Link of your
> recently viewed articles on the left part of the page. I tested this with
> Jaws and it works correctly, no programming or accessibility issues on my
> end. You have a couple of more event triggers throughout the page such as
> the explanation links and the download options you have down the page.
>
> Although there is nothing wrong with the code you will get a warning
> because of the Javascript within the page. The only navigation problems I
> had were with your top right toolbar that handles add to favorites, add to
> lens, reuse/edit, download.. etc those were not accessible to me it would
> jump from add to favorites to your Facebook like button. I don't think this
> should matter since the content is accessible.
>
>
> Hope that helps, I couldn't find any problems or issues with
>
> Jaime Palma, M.Ed.
> Assistant Director for Testing and Adaptive Technology,
> Office for Students With Disabilities
> The University of Texas at Arlington
> Box 19510, University Hall, Room 102, Arlington, TX 76019-0510
> Phone 817-272-3364   Fax 817-272-3515
>
> jaimepalma at uta.edu
> http://www.uta.edu/disability
> OSD Facebook Page
>
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Blindmath [mailto:blindmath-bounces at nfbnet.org] On Behalf Of
> Richard Baldwin
> Sent: Monday, February 11, 2013 11:21 AM
> To: BlindMath Mailing List
> Subject: [Blindmath] Fwd: Evaluating web pages for accessibility
>
> For some reason, I got an undelivered mail message when I sent this the
> first time, so I will try again.
> Dick Baldwin
>
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: Richard Baldwin <baldwin at dickbaldwin.com>
> Date: Mon, Feb 11, 2013 at 11:17 AM
> Subject: Re: [Blindmath] Evaluating web pages for accessibility
> To: Blind Math list for those interested in mathematics <
> blindmath at nfbnet.org>
>
>
> Now I need some help interpreting the results. I ran the WAVE on the
> following web page:
>
> http://cnx.org/content/m45284/latest/
>
> The first line on the output says: "Uh oh! WAVE has detected 8
> accessibility errors"
>
> However, I am unable to determine where the errors are. The output page is
> filled with icons and associated pop-up boxes. The closest icon that I can
> find that looks like an error has a picture of a hand and a question mark.
> However, there are far more than eight of them. Also, the text in the
> pop-up boxes looks more like a warning than an error.
>
> Any help in interpreting the WAVE output for
> http://cnx.org/content/m45284/latest/ would be appreciated.
>
> Thanks,
> Dick Baldwin
>
> On Mon, Feb 11, 2013 at 10:06 AM, Dan Burke <burke.dall at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > WAVE from AIM
> > http://wave.webaim.org/
> >
> > or the
> > Beta of V 5
> > http://five.wave.webaim.org/.
> >
> > On 2/11/13, Tami Jarvis <tami at poodlemutt.com> wrote:
> > > Here is the list of tools from the W3.org:
> > >
> > > http://www.w3.org/WAI/ER/tools/complete
> > >
> > > Turns out there quite a lot these days! The only one I know anything
> > > about is Bobby, which someone else has already referred you to.
> > > /smile/
> > >
> > > Tami
> > >
> > > On 02/11/2013 06:55 AM, Richard Baldwin wrote:
> > >> I seem to recall that there are one or more web sites available
> > >> that
> > will
> > >> evaluate a web page for accessibility free of charge. Can someone
> > >> point me to such a website?
> > >>
> > >> Thanks,
> > >> Dick Baldwin
> > >>
> > >
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