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last modified: 12th May 2013

Older resources are currently displayed in the old site format. I need to revisit each resource before bringing it into the fold and it may take some time.

Free online tools

  1. UK postcode to coordinate convertor last modified: 18th March 2016 Convert UK postcodes into longitude and latitude mapping coordinates
  2. Image to data URI convertor last modified: 18th March 2016 A simple utility to convert an image into base 64 data URIs for embedding images.
  3. Hex & RGB conversion tools last modified: 29th March 2010 Convert Hexadecimal colours into RGB colours and vice-versa.
  4. HTML text parser last modified: 12th June 2010 Parse text to replace > < and & with &gt; &lt; and &amp; To convert text so it may be displayed in a webpage.

Most popular resources

  1. Useful CSS Snippets A varied collection of useful CSS snippets. Incept: 05 06 2005 Last modified: 19 07 2011 306 6040
  2. An Online Tool To Convert UK Post Codes Into Longitude And Latitude Mapping Coordinates An online tool to convert UK post codes into longitude and latitude mapping coordinates Incept: 21 07 2011 Last modified: 02 01 2009 568 5695
  3. Cross-fading Disjointed Image Rollover Cross-fading disjointed image rollover written in semantic, accessible mark-up, with unobtrusive javascript using css-sprites. Incept: 28 09 2008 Last modified: 30 10 2009 206 3265
  4. Font Size Conversion Chart Font Size Conversion Chart: pixels, ems, percent, point and keywords Incept: 07 04 2010 Last modified: 20 04 2010 135 1185
  5. Displaying Code In Web Pages Displaying code segments in a semantic manner either on a web page or into print. Incept: 25 06 2006 Last modified: 04 02 2010 60 806
  6. Useful JavaScript Functions And Snippets A personal collection of very useful JavaScript snippets and functions. Incept: 04 10 2008 Last modified: 19 07 2011 89 801
  7. Accessible Form Help Accessible form help Incept: 15 09 2008 Last modified: 15 09 2008 48 571
  8. Commonly Used HTML Symbols Commonly used HTML symbols Incept: 15 03 2008 Last modified: 14 09 2008 27 320
  9. Resources You May Find Useful At WebSemantics Resources you may find useful at webSemantics Incept: 14 06 2010 Last modified: 17 07 2011 16 243
  10. JavaScript Syntax Highlighter Tool Javascript syntax highlighter tool Incept: 15 09 2008 Last modified: 31 10 2009 8 200
  11. Gzip Content Gzip content Incept: 13 09 2008 Last modified: 26 09 2008 10 196
  12. Accessible Tab Navigation Adds a simple tab navigation in an accessible manner Incept: 21 05 2010 Last modified: 21 06 2010 12 189
  13. Embedding Flash Video Accessibly A simple, unobtrusive, and lightweight method to embed Flash video accessibly into your page. Incept: 22 09 2008 Last modified: 22 09 2008 4 183
  14. Embedding Flash Accessibly Embedding Flash accessibly Incept: 08 10 2008 Last modified: 30 10 2009 4 160
  15. Accessible Ajax Glossary An accessible Ajax glossary Incept: 1- -0 2008 Last modified: 30 10 2008 15 146
  16. Accessible Quiz Accessible quiz Incept: 15 09 2008 Last modified: 15 09 2008 10 130
  17. Semantic Image Rollover Menu Semantic image rollover menu Incept: 15 09 2008 Last modified: 15 09 2008 7 54
  18. Redirect Scripts Web page redirect scripts in HTML, JavaScript, PHP, ASP and ASP.net Incept: 19 05 2009 Last modified: 02 02 2010 6 28
  19. Styled & Accessible Tooltips Styled & accessible tooltips Incept: 14 05 2009 Last modified: 14 05 2009 0 0
  20. Embedding Flash Accessibly Embedding Flash accessibly Incept: 15 09 2008 Last modified: 14 06 2010 0 0
  21. Accessible Form Guidelines, The Do's & Don'ts Of Accessible Form Design, Complete With Example Forms And Accessible JavaScript Form Tricks Accessible Form Guidelines, The do's & don'ts of accessible form design, Complete with example forms and accessible JavaScript form tricks Incept: 15 03 2008 Last modified: 04 11 2009 0 0
  22. Embedding Flash Accessibly Embedding Flash accessibly Incept: 15 09 2008 Last modified: 14 06 2010 0 0
  23. Embedding Flash Video Accessibly A simple, unobtrusive, and lightweight method to embed Flash video accessibly into your page. Incept: 09 09 2010 Last modified: 30 10 2009 0 0

Other resources

  1. A beginners online accessibility workshop written: 26th November 2k4 A workshop run by the now defunct NGfL aimed to train developers & managers in accessibility basics. Supplied "as is" it may be of use to others giving basic training.
  2. Accessible Forms: Guidelines & Manipulation A comprehensive list of form guidelines, examples for search, login and contact, plus DOM compliant JavaScripts for high-lighting focused inputs elements, form help, field text high-light and replacement.
  3. Dive Into Accessibility [zip 168KB] Download a copy of Mark Pilgrims free e-book. I highly recommend this book and it's completely free.
  4. Developing With Web Standards [off site] Explains how and why using web standards will let you build websites in a way that saves time and money for the developer and provides a better experience for the visitor. Also discussed are other methods, guidelines and best practices that will help produce high-quality websites that are accessible to as many as possible.

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