Re: [BCAB] Web Design advice Brian Hartgen 23 Nov 2012 05:57 GMT
Hi Mo You may care to use the module for creating Access Keys on the site particularly for the items in the main menu. We use Drupal 7 for our sites but there is a Drupal 6 equivalent module. This will ensure that one more box is ticked in terms of ensuring compliance with A T software and requirements. But even the standard theme seems absolutely fine, and I agree, Drupal is an excellent CMS. Brian -----Original Message----- From: Bcab [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org] On Behalf Of Mobeen Iqbal Sent: 22 November 2012 22:55 To: Sue & Ian; BCAB Discussion List Subject: Re: [BCAB] Web Design advice Hi Susan. I have built websites for people in the past, and am currently the manager and web developer of the Vinux project. Take a look at our new site, built with drupal 6 mainly the extra themes offered. all the themes have different contrast settings, and the black and white one is sometimes more accessible with screen readers though all 3 work fine. the site's still in testing stages. If you'd like more information, please don't hesitate to reply to me either on or off list. If you use a content management system with accessible templates, you may find that's easier and meets more accessibility guidelines than if someone codes for you manually. I'm also coding a similar site for the Blind Voice UK organisation based in yarm. they also wanted an accessible site and found it more convenient to pay me as i would both build and conduct testing for them, as well as provide support and hosting. take a look at the following link anyway and let me know what you think. http://beta.vinuxproject.org/ all the best, Mo. On 22/11/2012 20:06, Sue & Ian wrote: > Hi, I am looking for some advice from those of you who understand web > design and implimenting accessibility/usability from the start. I am > involved with a small group who have just secured funding to set up a > website and we want to make sure it is accessible and more importantly > useable from a disabled persons point of view, especially using screen > readers and magnification. Is there anything in particular we should > be a, asking for and b, looking for, when dealing with web designers. > Thanks Susan Jones -- To find out more about BCAB and the benefits that membership can bring, please visit our website: http://www.bcab.org.uk/ To manage your subscription to the BCAB mailing list, please visit our website: http://www.bcab.org.uk/bcab-discussion-list/ To discuss matters relating to the mailing list, please email email@example.com.