Web design is a field prone to major shifts. For the last few years, the advent of the mobile web has commanded our attention. We must now assume that almost any site we produce will be viewed on a variety of devices—from phones, to tablets, to traditional desktops.
I believe the next major development will be high-definition displays, and this is a shift we should begin preparing for as soon as possible.
When developing a dropdown menu for your site, it’s important not to assume that all your visitors will be navigating with a mouse. Some might be using the keyboard exclusively to navigate your website.
Fortunately, enabling keyboard access is a relatively simple task.
Color vision deficiency, or color blindness, is a very common disease that affects about 8% of the population. For the MU home page that equals about 5,000 visitors a day. That’s a significant number of users, so it’s important that we add a color blind test to our regular set of accessibility checks.
In this presentation we will learn what cross-site scripting is, how an actual attack takes place and how to test if our Web sites are vulnerable to a cross-site scripting attach. Then we will discuss how to mitigate the risks of being vulnerable to a cross-site scripting attack.