|Making Text Readable on
January 20, 1999
Text is crucial on the World Wide Web. Text helps users navigate through sites and delivers sought-for information. The readability of your site's text when it's displayed on a television set is the single most important element in making your Web pages accessible to WebTV users. This article tells you how to make sure that your site's text is readable on a television screen.
A pair of distinctions are important to this discussion:
Most text on the Web is HTML text used in the body of a Web page. However, users devote a large amount of their attention to navigational text, which is often graphical, as in navigation bars. So making all the text on your Web site readable on WebTV as well as on personal computers is very important.
This article explains in detail how to make the text in your Web site readable on television, in three sections:
Read all the sections to get a complete picture on how to make your Web site readable on television.