Accessible XHTML and CSS Web Sites Problem, Design, Solution

Accessible XHTML and CSS Web Sites Problem, Design, Solution

eBook - 2005
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  • Shows Web developers how to make the transition from HTML to XHTML, an XML-based reformulation of HTML that offers greater design flexibility
  • Demonstrates how to work with CSS (Cascading Style Sheets)-now supported by ninety percent of browsers and integral to new site-building tools from Macromedia and others-and implement a consistent style throughout and entire site
  • Explains how to make a site accessible to people with impaired vision, limited hand use, dyslexia, and other issues-now a legal requirement for many sites in the U.S. and the U.K.

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For developers with knowledge of HTML, this manual explains how to use XHTML and CSS (Cascading Style Sheets) to build websites that are accessible and meet current requirements. Via the update of a fictional site, Duckett demonstrates how to create websites that will work in different browsers, page presentation, and compliance with Section 508 accessibility guidelines developed by the US government and the World Wide Web Consortium. He describes the differences between HTML and XHTML; CSS style, positioning, properties, and layout; tables and forms; testing the website; and future technology. There is no bibliography. Duckett is a freelance developer and consultant in London. Annotation ©2006 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

Publisher: Indianapolis, IN : Wiley, ©2005
ISBN: 9780764583063
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xv, 458 pages) : illustrations
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