Posts Tagged ‘section 508’

Section 508 – The Web Accessibility Act: What is It?

September 9th, 2011 Leave a comment 1 comment
Section 508 - The Web Accessibility Act: What is It?

The very first question many web designers ask when “Section 508” is mentioned comes back at me with this: “What the heck is Section 508?” The reaction is understandable, given the rather understated publicity Section 508 has received in the web design world; I myself only learned of its existence a few years ago, even though the law was signed into effect by President Clinton in 1998. There hasn’t, at least in my experience, really been a push for awareness or compliance for accessibility in many private websites, and so far the vast majority of Section 508 compliant websites seem to… View full post »