Re: [WSG] client side optimization...

2012-03-19 Thread Nancy Johnson
I'm sure there are a great deal of items that I don't mention 1. no inline styles or inline javascript. 2. get rid of all white space, inline comments etc in mark up, CSS, and js ( css can be reduced to one line for instance) 3. optimize all images and image sprites 4. also where possible

[WSG] w3c mobile validator and html5?

2011-12-12 Thread Nancy Johnson
I noticed this validator only checks for xhtml 1.1 basic or mp1.2. Is it going to checking again html5? http://validator.w3.org/mobile/ What about media queries... Is the mobile checker suitable for if you are creating one set of htmls code and for mulitple devices? Thanks, Nancy

Re: [WSG] w3c mobile validator and html5?

2011-12-12 Thread Nancy Johnson
sizing to the style sheet and not left inline.. Take care, Nancy Johnson On Mon, Dec 12, 2011 at 1:19 PM, Phil Archer ph...@w3.org wrote: On 12/12/2011 17:28, Patrick H. Lauke wrote: On 12/12/2011 17:18, Nancy Johnson wrote: I noticed this validator only checks for xhtml 1.1 basic

[WSG] Drop-down menu issues

2011-07-29 Thread Nancy Johnson
I've been struggling with a horizontal drop-down menu that came to us and we have no control over.. 1. fly-outs to 3 levels 2. only the final element in the fly out has a link. There is no left-hand menu to take some of the pressure off the fly-outs... I did add an additional skip link to the

[WSG] looping and inputs

2011-03-02 Thread Nancy Johnson
across this and is there any easy solution? Thanks in advance, Nancy Johnson *** List Guidelines: http://webstandardsgroup.org/mail/guidelines.cfm Unsubscribe: http://webstandardsgroup.org/join/unsubscribe.cfm Help: memberh

Re: [WSG] Is it still necessary to encode ampersands?

2010-06-25 Thread Nancy Johnson
Besides ampersands, I worked on a dynamic site that the convention was to add a (+) sign in the friendly URL. The plug takes the page title and puts the (+) sign between words. The W3C validator tells me to convert to amp; and produces 163 errors per page, a site that validated up to the point of

Re: [WSG] NVDA-screen reader software for windows

2010-03-12 Thread Nancy Johnson
How does NVDA compare to JAWs for testing? Nancy On Thu, Mar 11, 2010 at 1:28 PM, Rob Crowther robe...@boogdesign.com wrote: Lorrie Laskey wrote: Do screen readers exist for Linux operating systems? Yes, there's Orca for GTK/Gnome: http://projects.gnome.org/orca/ Rob

Re: [WSG] NVDA-screen reader software for windows

2010-03-12 Thread Nancy Johnson
Sorry I wasn't clear. Does NVDA support everything that a paid program such as JAWs supports? Thank you Nancy On Fri, Mar 12, 2010 at 2:29 PM, Thierry Koblentz thierry.koble...@gmail.com wrote: How does NVDA compare to JAWs for testing? If I recall, unless you buy a license, you are not

Re: [WSG] Background music on web pages

2010-03-05 Thread Nancy Johnson
I will leave any site where I am forced to listen to music. I should never have to turn off music. I also work in an office with other people which disturbs them, and have a mild hearing loss which makes background music very loud and annoying. Not everyone experiences music/sound the same way.

[WSG] expandable menu

2009-12-01 Thread Nancy Johnson
not strong enough in JS to make adjustments. Any suggestions? Has anyone used an accordion expandable menu for the left hand navigation? Thank you in advance Nancy Johnson *** List Guidelines: http://webstandardsgroup.org/mail

Re: [WSG] skip links

2009-10-28 Thread Nancy Johnson
Might I suggest article from Webaim.org http://www.webaim.org/techniques/skipnav/ Don't forget about the mobility impaired user as well. Nancy On Wed, Oct 28, 2009 at 9:36 AM, designer desig...@gwelanmor-internet.co.uk wrote: Can anyone point me to the best way of providing a 'skip nav'

Re: [WSG] [Spam] :The wisdom? of using q to clear

2009-09-29 Thread Nancy Johnson
I'm not sure q is supported by all browsers. Nancy On Mon, Sep 28, 2009 at 7:26 AM, designer desig...@gwelanmor-internet.co.uk wrote: - Original Message - From: Ben Buchanan 2009/9/27 designer desig...@gwelanmor-internet.co.uk Thanks to all who replied. However, no-one said don't

Re: [WSG] Let's stay in touch on LinkedIn

2009-09-09 Thread Nancy Johnson
Can you tell me why I get these. My name is not Nick. Nancy On Sun, Sep 6, 2009 at 8:48 AM, Dale Cruse - dale.cr...@gmail.com dale.cr...@gmail.com wrote: LinkedIn Dale Cruse - dale.cr...@gmail.com requested to add you as a connection on LinkedIn: Nick, Join my network on LinkedIn.

Re: [WSG] standards matter - an informationweek article

2009-04-23 Thread Nancy Johnson
Do you have a link to the information week story? Nancy On Wed, Apr 22, 2009 at 9:53 PM, dwain dwain.alf...@gmail.com wrote: in the april 20th issue of informationweek there is an article about standards. the title of the article is standards matter - we all want interoperability, but are

Re: [WSG] standards matter - an informationweek article

2009-04-23 Thread Nancy Johnson
Mason -Original Message- From: li...@webstandardsgroup.org [mailto:li...@webstandardsgroup.org] On Behalf Of Nancy Johnson Sent: Thursday, April 23, 2009 8:21 AM To: wsg@webstandardsgroup.org Subject: Re: [WSG] standards matter - an informationweek article Do you have a link

Re: [WSG] Looking For Information

2009-01-26 Thread Nancy Johnson
I started to tab/enter throughout the site. Main navigation is at the top, is mouseover and mouse out and it skipped directly to the sign up It reads, Home, The Recipes, Nigella loves, Food Forum, Nigella's Books etc, Club Room Sign in, many of these are drop down menus I did not try the sign

Re: [WSG] embedding quicktime .mov cross-platform

2009-01-15 Thread Nancy Johnson
Firefox 2 asked for quicktime plugins. My company won't allow you to install quicktime on their pcs. Nancy On Wed, Jan 14, 2009 at 3:10 PM, Ron Zisman ronzis...@mac.com wrote: anybody know of a solid way to embed quicktime movies cross-platform--in a standards sort of way. i've googled

Re: [WSG] JavaScript clarification please

2008-10-24 Thread Nancy Johnson
A bit off topic, but not totally: are there any free good online tutorials (best practices and/or standards based) to help me learn to write javascript? Thanks, Nancy On Fri, Oct 24, 2008 at 9:49 AM, Rimantas Liubertas [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I don't think Javascript is Object-Based,

Re: [WSG] CSS editors

2008-10-20 Thread Nancy Johnson
I'm Dreamweaver and hand write code. Years ago I used to use BBedit and loved it, however, I also moved from mac to pc years ago. I'm sorry that Barebones didn't develop versions for the pc. The companies I tend to work for are PC only Nancy On Mon, Oct 20, 2008 at 6:52 AM, designer [EMAIL

Re: [WSG] Question about accessibility

2008-08-27 Thread Nancy Johnson
I dislike image maps as there are so many better ways to do navigtation. However, client side image maps are 508 compliant and accessible if coded correctly. Server side image maps are not. see this article in http://www.webaim.org/techniques/images/alt_text.php#maps Nancy On Wed, Aug 27,

[WSG] W3C Validation Question

2008-08-26 Thread Nancy Johnson
I just ran the following page through the W3C validator. http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/ewr/instances.cfm and the only thing it didn't like was the way I displayed the metatags. I got 4 errors. These are metatags that have been there long before I came and integrated them into the new style sheet.

Re: [WSG] W3C Validation Question

2008-08-26 Thread Nancy Johnson
Thank you for your answers, I did indeed forget the beginning html tag, thank you for pointing it out. Since one the pages I have live validated in W3C without the html tag, it isn't my primary concern, but will update with our next release. It is interesting regarding the noscript and W3C not

Re: [WSG] Lawsuits for inaccessible websites

2008-08-21 Thread Nancy Johnson
In the US, there already has been a few lawsuits against big name corporations, I believe Southwest Airlines and Holiday Inn both settled. The current one is Target http://www.jimthatcher.com/law-target.htm. I feel, maybe incorrectly, that current law suits at least in the US are brought

Re: [WSG] Is anyone of you deaf?

2008-08-20 Thread Nancy Johnson
I have a mild-to-moderate mid-range hearing loss, so I am very lucky for I have a great deal of my own hearing left. I got scammed however by an unscrupulous Hearing Aid Reseller and got a great deal of support when I joined Hearing Loss Association of America. http://www.hearingloss.org/. I

Re: [WSG] Acceptable autoplay of music

2008-08-15 Thread Nancy Johnson
If I come to a site with music playing, I leave it immediately without looking at the site. I don't know best practices, but I believe the user needs to be in control. On Fri, Aug 15, 2008 at 10:36 AM, Nick Taylor [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Good morning James, If it helps, what you will find is

[WSG] input type=submit and IE6 and 7

2008-02-27 Thread Nancy Johnson
/techniques/forms/controls#button Would input type=button be just as accessible? Thanks in advance Nancy Johnson *** List Guidelines: http://webstandardsgroup.org/mail/guidelines.cfm Unsubscribe: http://webstandardsgroup.org/join

[WSG] 508 compliant dashboard

2007-11-01 Thread Nancy Johnson
Hi Can you point me to a dashboard that is 508 compliant? We like the user to be able to: --move each individual dashboard within the webpage --minimize and maximize each individual dashboard. --choose which dashboards with the page the user would like. Thanks, Nancy Johnson - Original

Re: [WSG] Web Standards In Colleges and Universities

2007-10-23 Thread Nancy Johnson
it showed externally. The CSS I received was minimal. I did clean up the coding in my area, reducing the number of nested tables and depending more on divs. I expanded the CSS as well. My part and the greater site passed the 508 compliancy testing so it went live. Nancy Johnson

Re: A: [WSG] Target Lawsuit - Please Make Yourself Heard

2007-10-05 Thread Nancy Johnson
and an up-to-date computer to support it. In comparison, I think making a website accessible is a minor cost. Nancy Johnson Take the Internet to Go: Yahoo!Go puts the Internet in your pocket: mail, news

[WSG] Data Tables

2007-09-13 Thread Nancy Johnson
th scope=col coding or th scope=row and when do you use the header ids such as th id=c2 td headers=c2 Is one better than the other. Does anyone know which was used is the video samples above? Thanks in advance, Nancy Johnson

[WSG] Re: Website Directory Structure - Best Practice

2006-03-20 Thread Nancy Johnson
I believe best practices are to have all images in a directory entitled images, all css, in a folder entitled css etc etc,However, there are exceptions. I work for a college and have 200 images of headshots of faculty and put in an a separate directory for management purposes.You need to

[WSG] Re: Digest mode has been set for wsg@webstandardsgroup.org

2005-11-03 Thread Nancy Johnson
You haven't set me yet in digest mode yet. I'm still receiving 50 emails per day. Please change my settings. Thank you Nancywsg@webstandardsgroup.org wrote: Digest mode has been set for wsg@webstandardsgroup.org Yahoo! FareChase - Search multiple travel sites in one click.

Re: [WSG] WSG Meetings for the rest of us

2005-06-09 Thread Nancy Johnson
I live in eastern US. Much as I would love to visit Austrailia, it is out of the question for now at least. I think some sort of video of your events would be great! Nancyakella [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: what about ukraine?there are four of usbut only two of us know each other... On 6/9/05,

Re: [WSG] make poverty history website

2005-05-19 Thread Nancy Johnson
I still have a question regarding Flash and Accessibility issues. Is it true that the W3C has not done a spec for Flash? If that is so why? I believe that Flash has some accessibility features built in. How successful are they? Although Flash does many wonderful things, I have never considered

Re: [WSG] Color LCD Monitors vs traditional Monitors

2005-03-24 Thread Nancy Johnson
based)http://www.easyrgb.com/calibrate.php Also if you own Photoshop it does have an adjustement tool that provides some color calibrationfor your system. I've heard some great things about the external 'spider' calibration tools fromthe designers at work.--- Nancy Johnson <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>

[WSG] Color LCD Monitors vs traditional Monitors

2005-03-22 Thread Nancy Johnson
Dear Webstandards, Are there any articles or standards out there that talk about how to pick colors for both LCD and traditional monitors? I have a website that is an intense blue that looks great in a tradiational monitor but looks terrible in an LCD monitor. Nancy Johnson Do you Yahoo

Re: [WSG] WE04 Summary (blowing my own trumpet)

2004-10-29 Thread Nancy Johnson
Thank you all for responding, and thank you for the link regarding forms. As with div's, I am beginning to understand. Use them for overall layout, but if there is an alternative within a div tag not to use them, then don't use them. Take care, Nancy russ - maxdesign [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:

Re: [WSG] WE04 Summary (blowing my own trumpet)

2004-10-28 Thread Nancy Johnson
I did not attend this conference and I read the article listed below. Maybe I am missing something. 1. Where can I find a good example of how forms should be laid out for accessibility. 2.Comment on div tags. If we are not suppose to use tables for layoutand div tags are supposed to be used with

RE: [WSG] PDF to HTML conversions

2004-10-07 Thread Nancy Johnson
annot save itas a .doc or .rtf. It depends on how the .pdf was originally created. Nancy Johnson Web Usability [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi,Sorry I am a bit late on this. While I haven't got a direct answer, I wrotean article about PDFs and Accessibility which might provide you with someuseful inform

Re: [WSG] PDF to HTML conversions

2004-10-05 Thread Nancy Johnson
Maybe this isn't exactly what your question is, but if you convert a document from something like Word to .pdf using Acrobat Standard or Professional, andthen you can add accessibility tags which is located under the Tools in the menu. JAWS reads this just fine. That is if the user has Acrobat

Re: [WSG] floating image

2004-10-04 Thread Nancy Johnson
Yes, this is exactly what I am interested in. Thank you for responding and I will try it out. I also want to thank all of you who have responded to my inquiry, and have set the emails aside. I haven't had time to try them out, but intend to soon. Nancy JohnsonLea de Groot [EMAIL PROTECTED]

[WSG] Images without float

2004-09-30 Thread Nancy Johnson
How canone have an image on the left with a caption below the image, and text on the right. I don't want to text to float around the image and I don't want to use a table. Thanks, Nancy Johnson Do you Yahoo!? Yahoo! Mail - 50x more storage than other providers!

Re: [WSG] Image work around

2004-09-19 Thread Nancy Johnson
width for images these days? Thank you, Nancy Johnson --- Lea de Groot [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Sat, 18 Sep 2004 08:40:01 -0700 (PDT), Nancy Johnson wrote: What is the best way to have in css to have an image on the left with on the right without using , but keeping each in it's own

[WSG] Image work around

2004-09-18 Thread Nancy Johnson
to like but to large for 600 by 800 displays. I am using 2 css styles sheets one for text and one that came from a CSS Template in Dreamweaver. http://www.guildinstitute.org Thank You Nancy Johnson __ Do you Yahoo!? New and Improved Yahoo

RE: [WSG] Table within a div tag and IE

2004-09-09 Thread Nancy Johnson
- From: Nancy Johnson [EMAIL PROTECTED] Date: Tue, 7 Sep 2004 10:43:15 -0400 Subject: [WSG] Table within a div tag and IE To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Dear WSG, I'm sure this has been talked about before: I'm about to make live a master calendar for our organization. I've set it up so

RE: [WSG] Unaccessible - NY Attorney General busts two big name sites

2004-08-23 Thread Nancy Johnson
Can his speech be put on your website in some form? Nancy -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of russ - maxdesign Sent: Friday, August 20, 2004 2:49 AM To: Web Standards Group Subject: Re: [WSG] Unaccessible - NY Attorney General busts two big

RE: [WSG] Doctype Javascript and accessibility

2004-08-11 Thread Nancy Johnson
to change to Contribute is a small victory. We are a Microsoft Shop, which is actually a double victory for Contribute. Nancy Johnson -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Geoff Deering Sent: Tuesday, August 10, 2004 9:22 PM To: [EMAIL

RE: [WSG] Doctype Javascript and accessibility

2004-08-10 Thread Nancy Johnson
? In the distant past I used javascript to include a footer. It is only on one or two pages: http://www.wheelock.edu/news/NewsArchives.htm it is in the footer at the bottom. Here is a link to the actual javascript. http://www.wheelock.edu/news/newsfooter.js. Nancy Johnson -Original Message- From

RE: [WSG] Are wireframes necessary when using web standards?

2004-08-09 Thread Nancy Johnson
Thanks to all of you who responded to my question about wireframes. I have a better idea now. Nancy Johnson -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Andy Budd Sent: Monday, August 09, 2004 5:01 AM To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: [WSG

[WSG] Doctype Javascript and accessibility

2004-08-09 Thread Nancy Johnson
Dear All, Does anyone know if a simple doctype _javascript_ is accessible to text readers? The _javascript_ would be similar to the following: !-- Begin document.write('a href="" To Newslinks Archives HomePage/a . '); document.write('a href="" Back to Campus NewsLink

RE: [WSG] Are wireframes necessary when using web standards?

2004-08-06 Thread Nancy Johnson
Showing my ignorance: Don't wireframes show flow only? Like the map view in Dreamweaver? Or is it an actual possible design one creates often in Photoshop, though this article indicated Freehand. Nancy -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of

RE: [WSG] A California meeting? was Brisbane July Meeting - Report

2004-07-20 Thread Nancy Johnson
In Northeastern US, the states are geographically very small, so a New England Chapter which encompasses about 6 states, or even a New York, New England chapter 7 states may work. Is there anyway to organize your graph by region? Nancy Johnson -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED

RE: [WSG] A California meeting? was Brisbane July Meeting - Report

2004-07-19 Thread Nancy Johnson
Being from Boston, I can see attending a New England regional meeting every few months. I noticed people from Massachusetts, VT, CT, and Maine on the list, I cannot see flying to Chicago on a regular basis. Nancy -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On

RE: [WSG] Redesigning smh.com.au amp; theage.com.au with css

2004-06-21 Thread Nancy Johnson
Dear Russ, This seemed like a very interesting meeting, would it be possible to publish the actual CSS files? Nancy Johnson -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of russ - maxdesign Sent: Monday, June 21, 2004 11:23 AM To: Web Standards Group

RE: [WSG] Safety experts advise switching browsers

2004-06-17 Thread Nancy Johnson
Most people I believe are unaware that there are multiple browsers. If this warning hits the network news, it may raise some awareness among the average computer user. Most people have no idea what web standards are. Nancy Johnson -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto

RE: [WSG] Rant about Bobby

2004-06-10 Thread Nancy Johnson
links. Nancy Johnson -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Marc Greenstock Sent: Wednesday, June 09, 2004 11:41 PM To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: [WSG] Rant about Bobby

RE: [WSG] Action to force browser developers to clean up their ac t

2004-06-08 Thread Nancy Johnson
that using IE is inaccessible to them, and since IE is fairly accessible to most groups, I dont see that happening. Nancy Johnson -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Jamie Mason Sent: Tuesday, June 08, 2004 12:24 PM To: '[EMAIL

RE: [WSG] Reminder about Sydney meeting - Thursday 10 June

2004-06-03 Thread Nancy Johnson
Ah.. I wish I could attend but I live on the other side of the globe. Are these presentations put on your website anywhere? Nancy Johnson -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Russ Weakley - Maxdesign Sent: Thursday, June 03, 2004 5:47 AM

RE: [WSG] SkillSwap

2004-06-03 Thread Nancy Johnson
Looks interesting; thank you for sharing. Is it located in England? Nancy Johnson -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Andy Budd Sent: Thursday, June 03, 2004 7:09 AM To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: [WSG] SkillSwap Oops, Sorry folks

RE: [WSG] javascript form submission

2004-05-19 Thread Nancy Johnson
. The Mono website is http://mono.org. woric Original Message - Nancy Johnson wrote: Dear All,This is a side track to this thread: I have always used .asp for formsubmission, but I want to find a _javascript_ and/or php versions of formsubmissions in case I

RE: [WSG] javascript form submission

2004-05-18 Thread Nancy Johnson
. Can you point me to some good URLS and/or books that could help me out? Thanks in advance, Nancy Johnson -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Mordechai Peller Sent: Tuesday, May 18, 2004 8:04 AM To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: [WSG

RE: [WSG] Design Philosophy

2004-05-12 Thread Nancy Johnson
I have been following this thread and this is a wonderful answer. Nancy Johnson -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Mkear Sent: Wednesday, May 12, 2004 9:45 AM To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: RE: [WSG] Design Philosophy It seems to me

[WSG] preload images javascript

2004-05-11 Thread Nancy Johnson
Dear WSG, Im not a big _javascript_ users, but I was wondering, does a preload image _javascript_ speed up web pages that have many images? njohnson

RE: [WSG] Looking for feedback

2004-04-28 Thread Nancy Johnson
Dear Andy, Side note question. What is a browsercam account? With only 3% of my users using Opera, Mozilla and Safari, tend to look at Netscape and IE, but I worry about the other browsers. Thanks, Nancy -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of

RE: [WSG] Looking for feedback

2004-04-28 Thread Nancy Johnson
Thank you so much, Nancy -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of russ - maxdesign Sent: Wednesday, April 28, 2004 9:03 AM To: Web Standards Group Subject: Re: [WSG] Looking for feedback Nancy, try here: http://www.browsercam.com/ Dear Andy,

[WSG] RE: You have subscribed to wsg@webstandardsgroup.org

2004-04-23 Thread Nancy Johnson
probably will never attend a meeting. Have you ever considered having your meetings online somehow. I realize time may also be a factor, just a thought. Nancy Johnson -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Saturday, April 24, 2004 12:14 AM To: [EMAIL

RE: [WSG] RE: You have subscribed to wsg@webstandardsgroup.org

2004-04-23 Thread Nancy Johnson
in my area so it never happened. I understand the limitations in setting up an online meeting, but would support this if it could ever happen. If anyone in my area of New England, ever wants to meet, I am game. Take care, Nancy Johnson -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto