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eCommerce Web Accessibility: Setting an Achievable Goal

You know that you need to make your e-store accessible for as many users as possible. Hopefully, you also know how...
Jul 14, 2024

Why Federal Web Accessibility Lawsuits Dipped in 2023

Each year, the number of lawsuits filed under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) seems to grow. 2022 was a...
Jul 12, 2024

4 Ways to Build an Accessible Design Philosophy

An accessible design philosophy recognizes the various techniques and technologies that people with disabilities...
Jul 9, 2024

ADHD-Friendly Web Design: Minimizing Distractions

By one estimate, about 3.5% of the U.S. population has Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). The exact...
Jul 8, 2024

Beyond Screen Readers: Understanding Assistive Technologies for Web Content

Screen readers are a type of assistive technology (AT) that converts text to audio or braille. They’re frequently...
Jul 1, 2024

Key Colorado Web Accessibility Law Gets Deadline Extension

Colorado’s HB 21-1110 has received a grace period for enforcement — but state government offices are still...
Jun 24, 2024

Texas Counties Agree to Improve Accessibility for Election Websites

Four Texas counties have reached an agreement with the Department of Justice (DOJ) to make improvements to their...
Jun 19, 2024

Is A.I.-Based Website Accessibility a Viable Option for Compliance?

The rapid expansion of artificial intelligence (A.I.) technology has businesses scrambling to find use cases. In a...
Jun 16, 2024

What's Next for US Web Accessibility Laws?

Over the past several years, the Department of Justice (DOJ) has worked to clarify the digital accessibility...
Jun 14, 2024
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Web Accessibility Tips: Don't Disable Zooming (Yes, Even On Mobile)

If your users can’t zoom in on your content, you’re probably making a mistake. Zooming (or scaling) is common,...
Oct 14, 2022

How to Fix: "Buttons Do Not Have Accessible Names"

The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) require interactive elements to have both a “label" and a “name.”...
May 26, 2022

Why Justified (or Centered) Text is Bad for Accessibility

Justified text is text that is spaced so that the right and left sides of the paragraph have the same edge. In...
May 9, 2023

Dark Mode Can Improve Text Readability — But Not for Everyone

Dark modes and themes are extremely popular and they’re frequently touted as an accessibility solution. While the...
Jul 7, 2021

What Are the Four Major Categories of Accessibility?

The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) are organized by four main principles, which state that content...
Sep 13, 2019

The iOS "Increase Contrast" Feature and Accessibility: What to Know

Apple’s iOS offers a number of accessibility features that enable users to tailor their mobile experiences. One of...
Sep 26, 2022

Accessibility Tips: Using the DIV and SPAN Elements

Usually, you want use HTML to convey meaning about the structure of your website. However, two HTML elements are...
Oct 21, 2022

Accessibility Tips: Let Users Control Font Size

Oct 26, 2023

What's The Difference Between WCAG Level A, Level AA, and Level AAA?

In order to embrace web accessibility as a priority, you need to set goals and track your progress. The Web...
Dec 17, 2021

How to Fix Google Lighthouse's 'Sufficient Contrast Ratio' Error

Google Lighthouse is a free tool for auditing website performance, search engine optimization (SEO), and web...
Apr 25, 2023

5 Quick Ways to Self-check the Accessibility of a Website

Ensuring your website is accessible is imperative for business, legal, and practical reasons, but it can be hard...
Apr 3, 2019

Does Comic Sans Benefit People with Dyslexia?

Comic Sans is controversial. Since its release in 1994, the playful, Batman-inspired font has been panned as...
May 16, 2023

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