WEB ACCESSIBILITY. Pr e sentation December 2009 Plovdiv Bulgaria Sébastien LARDEUX, IT Montéclair Institute. Definition of accessibility. A universal concept
Presentation December 2009 Plovdiv Bulgaria
Sébastien LARDEUX, IT Montéclair Institute
WAI is the reference
for accessibility of
- Put in place on February, 11th 2005.
- Article 47.
- Public organisations have had 3 years to applie this law.
- Referential ADAE ( Agency for the development of the electronic Administration).
- For private website: no law is implicated yet
Quality and Access to all users
- home page needs to contain criteria's like:
A sight impaired person consults a Website through support tools like Braille- boards and special vocal synthesized software.
For example :http://www.mdph16.fr
In this example 6 different images contain the same vocal text which makes it impossible for a visual impaired person to stroll through this page.
Black and white :
Example : http://www.orange.com
Are the links explicit enough ?
The links of the type “read” or “to know more” are not explicit enough.
Multi lingual Website
Are the different languages well indicated ?
Different links in the forms of different colored flags are shown to visit the site in different languages. A vocal synthesis reads the alternative text (flags) of each of these images. (example "United Kingdom“ in English for the flag of the UK. So the alternative is to mention each separate flag in its own separate language).
Example : http://www.marseille.fr
Realisation of accessibles programmes in PDF et HTML.
Audit of home page.
Concept of videos in France sign language.
Part 1 : In this part of the document you find the “details of the evaluation” which does not integrate technical aspects. It only points out the mayor problems related to the accessibility of the homepage of the Website.
Part 2 : Technical analyses points out each criteria non respected.
Part 3: summary of sources on accessibility of the Website.
Part 4: summary of earlier evaluated Web pages.