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Easy Checks changelog
This page lists changes to Easy Checks - A First Review of Web Accessibility since the draft was posted in June 2013.
Status June 2016:
The document is mostly complete; there are just a few minor edits that we will post in 2016.
- December 11-20:
- Intro - added "Additional evaluation guidance is available from: ..." & 3 links
- screen reader explanation - clarified and simplified
- "To check page title with different browsers" section - updated image, changed order
- Image text alternatives ("alt text") section - minor tweaks to Tips and the first sentence under "Alt text checks"
- Keyboard access and visual focus - edited second paragraph and moved illustration from lower down up to here
- Contrast - added section "Checking contrast with FF"
- Forms, Labels, and Errors - added "To check labels if you're comfortable looking at the HTML markup" section. changed headin from just "Forms". added under check with BAD, "Also, the page title includes "Submission Failed".".
- Basic Structure Check - changed section title from Plain Content View
- and a few other minor tweaks, including "EDIT"s from 20 Dec minutes
- November 4
- Resize Text section - significant edits
- Page Title section - moved content around
- Keyboard section - minor edits
- Using these Easy checks - added first section
- Minor edits, such as: in learn more about Headings, deleted links to techniques
- September 17
- Corrected "(for example, for left-to-right languages: top to bottom, left to right)"
- July 2:
- Added Forms section
- Added Plain Content View section
- July 1:
- Added markup to Background
- Added "optional" to heading: Tools: FF Toolbar and IE WAT (optional)</span>
- Added list of things not covered in Encourage thorough accessibility evaluation section
- Added placeholder for new section: Plain Content View
- June: minor edits, most of which are listed in this Easy Checks Comments wiki page