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Classes beginning at 4pm today on the WKU Bowling Green campus are canceled. ALL Thursday and Friday classes on all campuses are also canceled. Online classes will proceed as scheduled. WKU offices will be closed on Thursday, with essential personnel reporting.

WKU Owensboro closed at noon today (Wed., 3/4).

WKU Glasgow evening classes that begin at 5 pm today will be canceled and the WKU Glasgow campus will close at 7 pm.

WKU Elizabethtown-Fort Knox campus will close today at 3 pm and will remain closed Thurs., Fri, and Sat., March 5-7.

Should inclement weather make travel hazardous, residence halls will remain open until Saturday. Follow WKU Housing & Residence Life for updates.

The high school regional basketball tournament games scheduled for tonight have been canceled. Games will be rescheduled for Friday/Saturday. Follow WKU News for the latest updates. #WKUAlert

Creating Accessible HTML/CSS Files

Creating Accessible HTML/CSS Files

HTML and CSS are the backbone of websites. Since they are so foundational, make sure your pages are accessible by using some of the validators and plugins below. We have also listed some tutorials to help you write clean code.


Related Tools

  • Dreamweaver Plugins 
  • HTML/CSS Validators


Making HTML Files Accessible

 This extensive online tutorial covers how to make the most common elements in HTML documents accessible for individuals with disabilities.


Creating Accessible Pages in Dreamweaver - WebAIM 

Adobe's Dreamweaver is one of the most popular and powerful web development applications available today. However, by default, the accessibility options are disabled in Dreamweaver MX. This article shows you what is available when the options are enabled.


From Adobe 

  • Accessibility in Adobe Dreamweaver CS3
    • The official Adobe site offers a complete set of descriptions, tools, and plugins to make Dreamweaver produce accessible web pages.
  • Adobe Accessibility Blogs
    • Adobe's blog is a good source for up-to-date news regarding Adobe products, including Flash, Dreamweaver, and Acrobat PDF.

Note: documents in Portable Document Format (PDF) require Adobe Acrobat Reader 5.0 or higher to view,
download Adobe Acrobat Reader.

Note: documents in Excel format (XLS) require Microsoft Viewer,
download excel.

Note: documents in Word format (DOC) require Microsoft Viewer,
download word.

Note: documents in Powerpoint format (PPT) require Microsoft Viewer,
download powerpoint.

Note: documents in Quicktime Movie format [MOV] require Apple Quicktime,
download quicktime.

 Last Modified 9/25/14