10 COMMANDMENTS OF WEBSITE ACCESSIBILITY - Thou shalt use...
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6. Thou shalt use tables only as a last resort.
Tables are meant to hold 'tabular data', not entire webpages.
7. Thou shalt design thy website using divs and CSS wherever possible. But remember to ensure that your pages can be used without CSS as some people browse with style sheets switched off.
Basically, you should try to design your website in such a way that the end user can resize your text and, if desired, they can use their own style sheet instead of yours. Yes folks, the whole idea of spending hours and weeks of your precious time designing a beautiful website, is so that people can decide they want it to look like something completely different.
8. Thou shalt not use WAV, midi or other sound files because many people browse with sound switched off.
Using sound files often means people need to use a plug-in. If this applies to your web page, remember to provide a link to somewhere that the plug-in can be downloaded. If you use a small image as the link to the plug-in website, remember to use an 'alt' tag in the image because many people browse with images switched off.
9. Thou shalt not use Flash.
Admit it, you're just showing off aren't you
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