Appendix B. Glossary


—The process of making web content available to all users, regardless of disabilities. By using CSS, you can make your websites accessible to a broad spectrum of users.

Asynchronous JavaScript and XML (AJAX)

—A technique of web page programming incorporating JavaScript, XML, and CSS to create interactive pages. AJAX-driven web applications exchange information with the web server using the JavaScript XMLHttpRequest object, but don’t require reloading the entire page to update information.


—A quality set on an HTML element in the opening tag, consisting of an attribute name and an attribute value. For example, in the HTML tag <h2 align="left">, the attribute name is align and the value is left.

Aural CSS (ACSS) ...

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