Is Your Website Accessibility Compliant?


The extended December 31 2014 deadline for Australian website accessibility compliance is fast approaching (WCAG 2.0 Level AA standard). This is a mandatory requirement on all websites owned and/or operated by the Australian government departments and agencies under any domain. This includes external (public-facing or private) and internal (closed community) sites. Therefore, conformance is required for … Continue reading “Is Your Website Accessibility Compliant?”

$3.1m Parliament House website a year late


A “major breach” of Australia’s Parliament House computer network partly contributed to a $600,000 cost blowout and 12-month delay in constructing the newly designed parliament website which is due to launch to the public this Friday evening.
The figure and breach was revealed in senate estimates yesterday by parliamentary librarian Roxanne Missingham and President of the … Continue reading “$3.1m Parliament House website a year late”

Google Service to Increase Page Speeds by 60 Percent


A new hosted service from Google will analyze the performance of your website’s pages and rewrite the code to make them load faster for users. Page Speed Service fetches content from your servers, rewrites your pages by applying Web performance best practices and serves them to end users via Google’s servers. To what extent your … Continue reading “Google Service to Increase Page Speeds by 60 Percent”