“EVERYBODY CAN USE THE INTERNET”,
is a proposed Internet Authoring Standard,
that is inclusive, not exclusive.
The term “Everybody” is defined to especially include:
The Disabled or Challenged;
Physically, Mentally, or Financially.
The Blind, Low Vision, or Deaf.
The Youth; ages 3 years old and up.
The Elderly; ages 62 years old and up.
The Newbie, Novice, or Beginner.
Can be viewed on all Cell Phones, Tablets, Laptops,
Desktop Computers, etc..
Using WiFi, Cell Service, Dial-Up, DSL, Satellite,
Cable, Fiber Optics, etc..
Using text to braille printers and screens, etc.
Using text to speech translators,
like JAWS, etc..
Using speech to text translators,
like Dragon Naturally Speaking, etc..
To make this definition of “Everybody” possible,
the following Internet Web Site or Web Blog
Accessibility Standard is recommended
for all Authors:
Type Font Large easy to read, no Script.
Text: not underlined.
Single column of text, no side by side columns.
Text column width: less than 10 words.
Word length: less than 10 characters.
Lines: double spaced.
Paragraphs: triple spaced.
HTML Frames: not allowed
HTML Tables: not allowed
Graphs: (text) “Graph below”
then (single graph)
then (text description of graph) “Graph of …”
Photograph: (text) “Photograph below”
then (single photo) ” ( : – ) ”
then (text description of photo) “Photograph of …”.
Video/Film/Youtube etc.: (text) “Video below”
then (single video)
then (text description of video) “Video of …”
then (text transcript of video).
A response time Goal of less than 1 second means:
“Everything Needs To Be As Simple As Possible,
but not Simpler”
No personal information.
Text is preferred to Links.
Links are preferred to Photos.
Photos are preferred to Videos
Order of Loading or presenting on user’s screen:
First load or present text and links,
then load or present photos,
and last load or present videos.
This gives the user some text and links to read,
while the photos and videos are downloading.
Don’t Make Me Think, Revisited
A Common Sense Approach To Web Usability
by Steve Krug 2014
Rocket Surgery Made Easy:
The Do-It-Yourself Guide To
Finding and Fixing Usability Problems
by Steve Krug 2009
A Web for Everyone:
Designing Accessible User Experiences
by Sarah Horton 2014
ACCESS by Design:
A Guide to Universal Usability for Web Designers
by Sarah Horton 2006
Mobile Learning for All:
Supporting Accessibility with the iPad
by Luis Perez 2013
Pro HTML5 Accessibility:
Building an Inclusive Web
by Joshue O Connor 2012
Universal Web Design:
A Comprehensive Guide to
Creating Accessible Web Sites
by Crystal Waters 1997
( This website, as of January 1, 2017
is less than 1% complete. )
RETURN to: Internet For Everybody
RETURN to: The Big Picture
THE END of this webpage.