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Is A.I.-Generated Content Bad for Accessibility?

Artificial intelligence (A.I.) content has quickly become mainstream thanks to tools like ChatGPT, Jasper, and...
May 25, 2023

Kansas Legislature Proposes Penalties for 'Abusive' ADA Plaintiffs

The Kansas House of Representatives is considering a law that would impose penalties on certain plaintiffs who...
Apr 21, 2023

Including Neurodiversity in Digital Accessibility Conversations

Often, conversations about digital accessibility focus on ensuring that online content is accessible for people...
Apr 13, 2023

Tips for Meeting WCAG Success Criterion 2.5.4, "Motion Actuation"

Mobile accessibility is all about providing users with options. Unfortunately, designers sometimes make...
Mar 29, 2023

Twitter API Changes Mean Bad News for Accessibility

As of February 9, 2023, Twitter has discontinued its free API tier. Accessing the Twitter API now costs a minimum...
Mar 27, 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...
Mar 17, 2023

4 SEO Mistakes That Also Impact Accessibility

According to a report from Brightedge Research (link opens a PDF), organic search is responsible for about 53.3%...
Mar 9, 2023

Why WCAG 2.2 Isn’t Fully Backwards Compatible with WCAG 2.1

The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) are the international standard for accessibility, and when WCAG...
Mar 6, 2023

5 Myths About People Who Use Wheelchairs

When you think about mobility disabilities, there’s a good chance that you picture a person using a wheelchair....
Mar 1, 2023

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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

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

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

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: Let Users Control Font Size

Oct 26, 2023

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

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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