Can A Site Be Too Accessibile?

, Tuesday, June 5th, 2007

In an interesting post, Web Designer Mike Cherim wonders what damage we can do to the accessibility of Web sites by overdoing it with accessibility features. I’ve been thinking about this myself and find that I agree with Mike when he says that some accessibility features are either so misunderstood, poorly implemented, or unknown that they are probably best steered clear of (Access keys) or used in moderation.

In related news, Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.0 is open for comment. You have until June 29 to submit your comments on the working draft and make your voice heard. There is also a summary of changes since the last draft avialable for you to review.

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