May. 23rd, 2011

Helpful tips on raising your grade:
"Photobucket" is not meaningful alt text. But all you have to do is
replace it with some that is when you paste the link into your post.
WAVE is very very helpful
So is Vischeck

Grades as of posting time:

Feministing
4/5 posts on the front page contain inaccessible content.
Chloe posted an image with no meaningful alt text, title, or description.
Chloe used ambiguous link text ("here").
Samhita posted an image with no meaningful alt text, title, or description.
Chloe posted a flash-widget video with no transcript or description.
Grade: 20% -- F

Feministe
Feministe had a pop-up that tried to load malware on my computer this morning. What the hell.
Score: 0% -- I do not wish to have viruses.

Shakesville
16/20 posts on the front page contain inaccessible content.
Oh look, Misty has posted a flash widget video with no transcript or description. Tell me again how this is a great progressive site.
Newsflash: Paul the Spud still incapable of making images accessible, apparently. I mean, surely it's not that he just doesn't care, right?
Paul the Spud, again with the image thing.
Paul the Spud, as per his usual MO, posted an image with no meaningful alt text, title, or description.
Paul the Spud posted an image with no meaningful alt text, title, or description.
Paul the Spud posted an image with no meaningful alt text, title, or description.
Paul the Spud posted an image with no meaningful alt text, title, or description.
Paul the Spud posted an image with no meaningful alt text, title, or description.
Paul the Spud posted an image with no meaningful alt text, title, or description.
Melissa McEwan posted an image with no meaningful alt text, title, or description.
Melissa McEwan posted an image with no meaningful alt text, title, or description.
Melissa McEwan used ambiguous link text ("signing bills").
Misty posted a flash-widget video with no description and a link to the lyrics elsewhere, using ambiguous link text ("here").
Deeky posted a flash-widget video with no transcript or description.
Deeky used ambiguous link text ("is running").
Grade: 20% -- F

Racialicious
5/8 posts on the front page contain inaccessible content.
Ethar El-Katatney (guest contributor) posted an image with no meaningful alt text, title, or description.
Andrea posted an image with no meaningful alt text, title, or description.
Harsha Walia (guest contributor) posted an image with no meaningful alt text, title, or description.
Arturo posted an image with no meaningful alt text, title, or description, and posted an image of text without mentioning what it says in an alt tag or in the post. This irritates me beyond belief, therefore this post counts double.

Grade: 38% -- F

Womanist Musings
8/10 posts on the front page contain inaccessible content. There are two animated ads (-1 point each).
Renee posted an image with no meaningful alt text, title, or description.
Jaded16 posted an image with no meaningful alt text, title, or description.
Dan Waters posted an image with no meaningful alt text, title, or description.
Dan Waters posted an image with no meaningful alt text, title, or description.
WoodTurtle posted an image with no meaningful alt text, title, or description.
Renee posted an image with no meaningful alt text, title, or description.
Eva Rivera posted an image with no meaningful alt text, title, or description.
Renee posted an image with no meaningful alt text, title, or description.
Grade: 20% -- Adjusted For Animation: 18% -- F

Tiger Beatdown
0/10 posts on the front page contain inaccessible content.
Emily Manuel posted a flash-widget video with no transcript or description, and used ambiguous link text ("here").
Grade: 90% -- A-

Pam's House Blend
Pam's House Blend broke my browser again this morning, and after the incident at Feministe, I'm not pushing it.
Grade: 0%

Bitch Magazine
1/7 posts on the front page contain inaccessible content. 1 animated ad (-1 point).
Emilytastic posted a...thing. Whatever it is, it has no alt text, title, description, transcript, or other attempt to make it accessible associated with it.
Grade: 86% -- Adjusted for animation: 85% -- B

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