Trenton is crazy about Web usability and accessibility – so crazy that he went and started his own web accessibility and usability consultancy to help make the Internet a better place for everyone.
Beyond the Guidelines: Advanced Accessibility Techniques
If you think the W3C guidelines are your ticket to an accessible site, think again! While the W3C guidelines are important, if you want your web site to be truly accessible, you’ll need to venture beyond these guidelines. Trenton explains all in this hands-on technical tour!
Beware the Automated Accessibility Tool Trap
If you’ve been happily using automated accessibility checking tools to ensure the accessiblity of your site, listen up! As Trenton explains, these tools should never be used as a sole solution to accessibility. They’re often innaccurate, unspecific, outdated — and in some cases, they’re simply incorrect!
My Top Ten CSS Tricks Article
For years, designers have manipulated CSS to meet their needs. Now Trenton has compiled his favourite tips to help you get more out of your designs. From page-width, the text-transform command, and IE-specific tricks, to hints on creating CSS documents for hand-held devices, these powerful tips will save you time and hassle.
Seven Screen Reader Usability Tips
Who says making a site usable to screen reader users is a pain? Trenton provides 7 quick, easy fixes that boost your site’s usability for all visitors, including those who use screen reader technology.
CSS and Round Corners: Build Boxes with Curves Article
Are you sick of the straight and narrow? Turn the corner – gently – with CSS! Trenton explains a neat, compact way to integrate curves into your next design, with the help of some tricky CSS.
Introduction to Browser-Specific CSS Hacks
CSS leaves your layout open to interpretation by browsers… or does it? In this hands-on trouble-shooter, Trenton explains why and how different browser-specific CSS hacks work — and provides code to help you regain control over your layouts.
Secret Benefits of Search Engine Optimisation: Increased Usability
A better search ranking – and improved usability – are not mutually exclusive tasks. In fact, optimise your site for search engines and you can automatically enhance your usability. Here, Trenton identifies the tips, and explains how and why they work.
Secret Benefits of Accessibility Part 2: Better Search Ranking
Think accessibility is just about helping human visitors use your site? Think again! As Trenton reveals, many accessibility techniques can aid search spiders, to help boost your search rankings, too.
Secret Benefits of Accessibility Part 1: Increased Usability
Accessibility doesn’t exist in isolation. Improve your site’s accessibility and you could reap other, unexpected rewards! In the first of his 2-part series, Trenton reveals how increased accessibility can also improve a site’s usability.
CSS and Round Corners: Build Accessible Menu Tabs Article
An attractive, accessible menu in CSS? Yes, it *can* be done! Trenton proves the point with his step-by-step guide to building an accessible tabbed navigation system with rounded corners in CSS.