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Usability and Accessibility CSS Gotchas

| Proposal No: 834

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Speaker(s)

  • Dennis Lembree, , PayPal

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Length of Session (in hours): 1-hrFormat: Lecture Expertise Level: All Levels Type of session: Not provided

Summary of Session

Attend this session to learn more about the intricacies of CSS implementation and to ensure great usability and accessibility of your website. Techniques covered include link design, CSS-generated content, sprites, and CSS3 transitions.

Abstract

In this session, Mr. Lembree discusses several common web design and CSS practices which may cause problems for some users. Techniques covered include link design, CSS-generated content, labels and placeholders, sprites, and CSS3 transitions. Attend this session to learn more about the intricacies of CSS implementation and to ensure great usability and accessibility of your website.

Kepoints

  1. Users are different and may encounter problems with some common CSS practices.
  2. Designing a text link involves many considerations which are often ignored.
  3. CSS techniques such as sprites and transitions may have accessibility issues.

Speaker Bio(s)

Dennis Lembree

Mr. Lembree has over 15 years experience in web development. He's worked for a variety of startups as well as large companies including Ford, RIM, Disney, and now PayPal. Mr. Lembree enjoys attending conferences and writing articles. His personal projects include EasyChirp.com (an award-winning web-accessible Twitter application) and WebAxe.org (a blog/podcast on web accessibility).

Handout(s)

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