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Better coding with Fangs

Until today I wasn't aware of the Fangs plugin for Firefox. Whilst reading an article on evaluating accessibility over at 456 Berea Street I came across the plugin.

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Roger at 456 Berea Street recommends that developers use the fangs plugin to assess accessibility and I fully concur with him. What the plugin does is to give you a representation of how screen readers will see your site. I have been using the Lynx browser to try and emulate this but this is much better.

Roger writes a very thorough article on the coding methods he recommends and I recommend reading it.

For the record here’s my basic checklist:

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