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For those following the case of website consumer against website retail, in this case, Target, for not being accessible for special needs visitors, a new article sparked some new discussion. Called, Blind Web surfers sue Target: Suit alleges that the retailer’s Web site is inaccessible for visually impaired, the article’s angle is the viewpoint of blind users, who rely on screenreader software such as JAWS, to access websites. The fact that the Target website made online purchasing difficult to impossibleRead more…

This company contacted me about their new product, and I’m pleased they did. You may like experimenting with Textic Talk It’s designed for both webmasters testing sites that want to get an idea of what it sounds like when read back. It’s also a tool you can add to your site, making it more accessible for some site visitors, similar to how to screen readers work. I started to play with it last night but was drop dead tired soRead more…

It’s been the week of opinions. I got into it over accessiblity at SEOMoz, in Is There Such a Thing as Too Much Accessibility? but that’s nothing compared with this blog post, ONOFF: another failed redesign. It’s about a company that advertised its brand spanking new website that was redesigned to be accessible, only to be found to be horribly not so. I never thought about it much before, but I was forced to think about things when I reactedRead more…

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