[Wsuug] New Web Page
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Wed Feb 17 22:02:19 EST 2010
Some good points going on here, but I feel we would be remiss if we didn't
begin implementing HTML5, CSS3, and Microformats on the Refresh site. HTML5
offers a richer, more semantic environment that could resolve some of the
discussion involving division structure fairly easy (just to name one
On Wed, Feb 17, 2010 at 9:49 PM, Reese <howell.r at inkworkswell.com> wrote:
> On 17-Feb-10 21:30, David McCormick wrote:
> If you care about accessibility, you dont want to use display: none. This
>>>> will hide from screenreaders. You'd be better off using text-indent:
>>>> or the like, or even something like "position: absolute; left:
>>>> I hear you, but it means a default ugly border around the form - unless
>>> I can set that border to a color that blends with the background. I'll
>>> look into that.
>>> I wasn't looking at the form, mainly the <h1> scenario mentioned in the
> Oh. I'm not using display:none anywhere except on the form, so I
> misunderstood. I'll still look at setting the border color to match
> the background.
> Background images should only be presentational, and should never convey
>> content in any way. If they do, users with images off, css disabled, or
>> using "high contrast" mode won't see them.
> I'm inclined to agree, which is why the "submit" button is the only
> foreground image. I did have a separate background image for the
> "refresh HAMPTON ROADS" text at top-left, but dropped that in the
> belief it was not semantic. I could go either way on putting a brand-
> related link in the foreground, I guess that can be a second question
> to the whole list. Detach the "refresh HAMPTON ROADS" text and make
> it a foreground link?
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