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PDFs are fairly easy to create and post on the web. But too often they are unnecessarily huge and time-consuming to download. It’s time we started optimizing PDFs!
Using Squoosh, you can optimize your web graphics and photos so they download faster and take up less server space.
New ATS Menu Accessibility & Technology Solutions is your faculty and staff resource for accessibility concerns. The website has been updated to include a more accessible mobile menu. If you have ever wondered what distinguishes accessible websites, visit the ATS site and try it out. You can use the site whether you use a mouse […]
Last month, I discussed the accessibility features offered in Windows 10. Because accessibility and inclusive design are quickly becoming industry standards, Apple’s OS X provides an accessibility menu and allows many functions to be manipulated for greater access. While this article will focus on the iPhone/iPad’s iOS and the standard OS X, Apple’s accessibility webpage […]
Computers and the Internet have changed our classroom expectations by increasing the access to information, resources, and other people. As digital media develops and grows, there is an increasing push to ensure that all people have equal access to digital content regardless of their physical abilities. Accessibility includes creating course materials and using websites that are designed in a logical and intuitive way so they can be used as effectively as possible.
WordPress users: Are bloated image files taking up all the space in your website? Try replacing them with optimized versions in order to save room.
In a few weeks, you’ll notice some big changes to your myOleMiss interface. Since rolling out the original portal design in 2008, all of our first-hand experience and collected feedback have provided us with clear directions for improving it. On September 20, we’ll be rolling out those improvements to everyone. Here are some highlights.
Learn more about developing accessible websites for students, staff, and faculty with disabilities by attending virtual conference sessions. The Accessing Higher Ground Virtual Conference focuses on the implementation and benefits of Accessible Media, Universal Design and Assistive Technology in the higher education setting. There are numerous sessions on best practices for web design, reaching untapped […]
Please be reminded that all UM Web content (websites and Web pages) must be in at least minimal compliance with the guidelines addressed in the UM Accessibility of Technology Services Policy by September 1, 2013. The goal of making technology accessible is to eliminate barriers to electronic material for all potential users, including those who […]
Sai Kiran Vudutala is a computer science graduate student whose goal was to make searching the university’s website better and easier. The new Search application, available on the UM home page, is better than ever. Until now, it was often difficult to find specific things on the UM Website because the old search relied […]