You shouldn’t worry about Section 508 – it’s Section 504

There is a misunderstanding about web accessibility that’s pretty prevalent: that being “accessible” means that you comply with Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973.

One of the questions that comes up when initially exploring web accessibility is whether or not your web site even has to follow Section 508.

Odds are you probably don’t need to follow Section 5081.

However, there is a much better chance that you may need to comply with Section 504.

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Looping Video Backgrounds: pointers and pitfalls

I just want to share some of the things that I’ve learned about implementing a ‘video background’ – one of those little videos that you typically find on home pages and landing pages.

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The Life of Pi movie site

I’m going to deliberately side step the question of “is this a good idea?” and just share some pointers around implementation.

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