Building Accessible Web Resources with Valid Code

Following CSU Executive Order 926 effective Jan. 1, 2005 (http://www.calstate.edu/EO/EO-926.html ), library policy was established to ensure that all library web pages are "accessible and validate" (see the intranet document, "Keeping our Library Web Resources Valid and Accessible").

This set of pages has been created to assist library faculty and staff in creating web pages that satisfy CSU criteria for accessibility. Those criteria include adherence to current web programming language standards (XHTML 1.0) and section 508 standards.

Notice: As of June 2010, we have upgraded our HTML standard to XHTML 1.0 transitional. This change makes us compliant with current standards and the rest of the CSUN campus.

Three primary changes moving from HTML 4.0 to XHTML 1.0:

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Last Updated: 08-Jul-2010