Specifications & Supporting Resources
The tools listed here can help web developers make websites accessible. There is no tool that can evaluate web content for all types of accessibility errors. A human check is always necessary.
- Section 508
- This is the US Government website. Includes links to the law, procurement information, announcements and more.
- W3C HTML Specifications
- SSU web developers should design all new sites XHTML 1.0, preferably Strict, but Transitional is acceptable. HTML 5.0 is not recommended at this time.
- W3C CSS Specifications
- SSU web developers should design all new sites using CSS 2.1. As CSS 3 is still in development, and not fully supported by all user agents, any CSS 3 styles used in SSU websites must be thoroughly tested on mulitple platforms and browsers, and with assistive technology.
- W3C WAI-ARIA