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

Diganta Kumar is an experienced Technical Program Manager with a passion for technology. He has architected and developed software for over a decade for a broad range of industries. Diganta is a founder of two online IT businesses. He likes to help, mentor, and manage software development teams to improve and produce great software. He currently works as a Principal Program Manager for Microsoft. Before joining Microsoft, he was with AWS for five years, where he managed large cross-functional programs on a global scale.

Posted in SharePoint
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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