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    What to Know When Speaking with a Sign Language Interpreter

    More organizations are taking advantage of sign language interpreter services. In 2021, the White House...
    March 22, 2023

    Don't Wait for New Tech to Make Your Site Accessible

    In recent years, advances in artificial intelligence (A.I.) have simplified much of the work of accessibility. 
    March 21, 2023

    4 Reasons to Add Transcripts for Your Videos

    Should your website add transcripts to videos, or are captions sufficient? 
    March 20, 2023

    Are Embedded YouTube Videos Bad for Accessibility?

    If you’re adding video to your website, you have two basic options: Host the video on your own server, or use the...
    March 17, 2023

    Why More Businesses Are Facing Multiple ADA Website Lawsuits

    If your business receives an Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) demand letter, you need to address web...
    March 16, 2023

    How Reading Level Affects Web Accessibility

    When you’re writing for a general audience, your content must be readable. Complex sentences certainly have their...
    March 15, 2023

    Why New York Leads the U.S. in Digital Accessibility Lawsuits

    According to’s annual recap of U.S. web accessibility lawsuits, 2,387 cases were filed in 2022 —...
    March 14, 2023

    Justice Department Releases First Federal Web Accessibility Compliance Report in a Decade

    The Department of Justice (DOJ) has released its first Section 508 web compliance report since 2012. 
    March 13, 2023

    Facing a Labor Shortage? Invest in Employees with Disabilities

    According to the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), 19.1% of persons with disability (PDF) were...
    March 10, 2023
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    What Are the Four Major Categories of Accessibility?

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

    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

    What Is an Example of Accessibility?

    Sometimes, we're asked, "What is an example of accessibility?" An example of accessibility would be any content or...
    November 24, 2020

    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...
    April 3, 2019

    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...
    December 17, 2021

    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...
    July 7, 2021

    Google's Lighthouse Accessibility Tests Are Helpful, But Not Perfect

    Google’s Chrome DevTools is an exceptionally useful resource for developers. With a few clicks, users can...
    December 3, 2021

    Is There a Legal Requirement to Implement WCAG?

    The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) are often referred to as the gold standard in accessibility and...
    August 22, 2019

    Best Fonts To Use for Website Accessibility

    Font style is one of the most important considerations of accessible website design. Although screen readers can...
    May 20, 2017

    What is a11y?

    You may have seen the term "a11y" floating around the Internet as a hashtag or popping up in tech discussions....
    May 4, 2017

    Checklist for Creating Accessible Videos

    Videos are everywhere and are being regularly-consumed by more people everyday. According to Statista, there are...
    April 2, 2019

    Why Is It Important for Accessibility to Use Actual Text Instead of Images of Text?

    On the web, we use images everywhere! Images (such as maps, graphs, info graphics) can be an effective way to...
    December 24, 2018

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