The theme of graceful transformation is addressed primarily by guidelines 1 to 11.Content developers should make content understandable and navigable.Not all users can make use of visual clues such as image maps, proportional scroll bars, side-by-side frames, or graphics that guide sighted users of graphical desktop browsers.Users also lose contextual information when they can only view a portion of a page, either because they are accessing the page one word at a time (speech synthesis or ), or one section at a time (small display, or a magnified display).This includes not only making the language clear and simple, but also providing understandable mechanisms for navigating within and between pages.
However, this document focuses on accessibility and does not fully address the related concerns of other Activities.
Please consult the W3C Mobile Access Activity home page and the W3C Internationalization Activity home page for more information.
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The Techniques Document also includes techniques for document validation and testing, and an index of HTML elements and attributes (and which techniques use them).