Page stuck in publishing queue on Open Text CMS

The other day i published a page to go live on my organisation’s website powered by the CMS Open Text Web Site Management version 10. The process from pressing the publish button involves our local onsite server that hosts the Open Text software generating the html file from the database and then FTPing the file and/or related files to our main website host. This normally takes a couple of minutes but on this occasion i was still waiting after an hour for the page to appear on live website.

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Are access keys accessible?

When developing a web page with accessibilty in mind, access keys are usually a consideration especially when part of the brief is to “make this site as accessible as possible” . Access keys were brought in by the W3C in 1999 to allow people with blindness or mobility problems who would have difficulty in using a mouse the option to press a key shortcut on their keyboard to select a link.

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