Re: Drupal

  • From: Jackie McBride <abletec@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: programmingblind@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Wed, 15 Dec 2010 08:26:20 -0700

You'd be able to do that online just fine, Rick. The only thing online
u can't do is have root access, for obvious reasons. Ty mentioned
linode & it'd give u that also, but for a price.

Drupal sites to some extent are as accessible as the site owners want
their site to be. There isn't anything inherent in drupal that makes
it inaccessible.

On 12/15/10, RicksPlace <ofbgmail@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hi Everett: I have done a little poking around google to look at some Drupal
> sites. I find many, many with very rough interfaces when using a screen
> reader and some that you could not tell from a custom website - really
> nicely laid out. Most of the Government sites were pretty nice and straight
> forward.
> If I want to build or modify templates, views and third party modules would
> I need the PHP development stuff on my local machine or do the Drupal Hosts
> allow for that level of programming by the nature of Drupal itself?
> Most of the sites I have looked at that are demos displayed by some of the
> hosts I have looked at re not very clean with a screen reader. Duplicat
> links like having a link labeled HOME and then right after the link having a
> List with one link in the LIst labeled HOME. Of course the Screen reader
> reads the Home Link then something like List 1 with 1 item and then
> cursoring down you get the HOME link, the second HOME link, again and then
> the notification that you are at the end of the list. I notice this type of
> duplication allot in Drupal sites but not in all of them. This would be the
> type of thing  I would want to get rid of so my sites look like normal, hand
> coded, websites and not canned webpages. Anyway, Can I make the programming
> mods necessary online or would I need a local development environment to
> work with the MySql DB stuff, the PHP and whatever else might be involved.
> Thanks:
> Rick USA

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