I’m a definite proponent of ‘skip links’ with any site I build. In addition to being an essential part of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines – 2.4.1. – Bypass Blocks, I firmly believe that skip links are valuable for a more effective user experience. I just do mine a little differently.
With the current discussion around the recently announced Temple Gate, an accessible HTML 5 WordPress theme, I figured I’d give it a quick review to see how the site measures up in regards to accessibility, usability and overall design.
If you care anything about web and accessibility standards as much as I do, then you should be paying attention to a landmark that is challenging the Federal Government of Canada and it’s current state of web accessibility. Updated as of 29 November 2010
John Slatin, a pioneer in the field of web accessibility, has sadly passed away. In his memory, the John Slatin Fund Accessibility Project has been established.