Accessible Image Replacement

Mike Davidson — sIFR 2.0: Rich Accessible Typography for the Masses sIFR is meant to replace short passages of plain browser text with text rendered in your typeface of choice, regardless of whether or not your users have that font installed on their systems. It accomplishes this by using a combination of javascript, CSS, and Flash. It is described in this article by Mike Davidson. Many of the wow web designs on sites such as CSS Zen Garden rely heavily on image replacement. Not all image replacement techniques are accessible, however, sFIR is a step in the right direction.

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