Halfords.com is hit-and-miss says web coding 'expert' - BikeBiz

Halfords.com is hit-and-miss says web coding 'expert'

The Next website does well in The Retail Bulletin's code testing, carried out by website testing company SiteMorse, but major retailers such as Dixons, M&S and Halfords have websites that fail basic accessibility tests, says the testing company. However, is SiteMorse any good?
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Lawrence Shaw, founder of SiteMorse, told The Retail Bulletin that the Halfords site had to be excluded before it could be tested because it “breaks the rules of accessibility”, majoring on Java technology, which means "it is not possible to view the site through a basic internet browser," claimed The Retail Bulletin.

This story is carried in full here:

http://www.theretailbulletin.com/index.php?page=5&id=8361&cat=news

(Headlines from The Retail Bulletin now appear automatically in the 'other news headlines' box on BikeBiz.com.).

But SiteMorse uses software to test website coding not expert coders. See this link for a debunking:

http://www.isolani.co.uk/.../SiteMorseFailsDueDiligence

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