SharePoint 2007 Accessibility

http://www.21apps.com/sharepoint/sharepoint-accessibility-is-moss-2007-accessible/

Tools
1. Install FireFox and the following addons
HTML Validator – https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/249
CSS Validator – https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/2289
Web Accessibility Tester – https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/search?q=taw3&cat=all

What Doctype to use?
http://www.sharepointblogs.com/tmt/archive/2008/01/22/which-doctype-to-use-with-sharepoint-2007.aspx
http://www.w3.org/QA/2002/04/valid-dtd-list.html

MOSS Accessibility Kit
https://aks.hisoftware.com/default.aspx

Accessibility Whitepapers
http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=121877
Also register and download AKS whitepaper from https://aks.hisoftware.com/Resources/Lists/WhitePapers/AllItems.aspx

White paper for Delivering Accessible Solutions using
Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007

Reference site:
http://www.heathersolomon.com/blog/articles/BaseMasterPages.aspx

Site done using Div
http://www.worleyparsons.com/AboutUs/Pages/default.aspx

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Diganta Kumar has architected and developed software for more than a decade for a wide range of industries and development platforms and over the years has filled many roles including program manager, founder, developer, architect, team lead, mentor and project manager. Diganta is founder of two online IT businesses. He is a certified AWS Solutions Architect, certified Professional Scrum Master (PSM I), certified Professional Scrum Developer (PSD I) and ITIL Certified. He has presented at Microsoft Tech.Ed, Microsoft AppFest and Ark Group Intranet conference. He attends AWS Seattle Official Events, Seattle AWS Architects-Engineers, and AWS Cloud Commerce user groups. He likes to help, mentor and manage software development teams to improve and produce great software. He currently work as a Senior Technical Program Manager for Amazon Web Services.

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4 comments on “SharePoint 2007 Accessibility
  1. Avaneesh Jha says:

    Hi Diganta,

    I am looking for an article which can guide me how to make a existing MOSS 2007 site as WCAG compliant. Any help on this regards will be helpful.

    You can send me any good reference articcle on avaneesh.jha@gmail.com

    Any help is greatly appreciated.

    Thanks

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