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    How Screen Readers Are Used in Accessibility Testing

    Is your website accessible for screen reader users?
    February 9, 2022

    Why Is A Web Accessibility Audit Important?

    A web accessibility audit determines whether a website is reasonably accessible for users with disabilities. The...
    October 19, 2021

    WCAG 2.2 Introduces New Requirements for Hidden Controls

    The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.2 Working Draft contains several new success criteria to help...
    September 2, 2021

    Empower People with Disabilities as Experts in Diversity, Inclusion, and Development

    Approximately 15% of the world’s population (1 billion people) has a disability, with a disproportionate amount...
    May 22, 2019

    Accessibility vs. Usability vs. Inclusion

    Good website design should mean committing to improving the site experience for users of all abilities and...
    May 14, 2019

    Valuing Accessibility Should Be Part of Your Company's Corporate Social Responsibility

    More than ever, companies are striving to innovate workforce and culture. Companies that aim to be diverse and...
    April 12, 2019

    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

    How Do We Perform Accessibility Testing for the Impact of Speech Disabilities?

    This is the fifth and final piece of our series dedicated to sharing a bit of what we look for when testing...
    March 7, 2019

    How Do We Perform Accessibility Testing for the Impact of Physical Disabilities?

    This article is the fourth in a five-part series dedicated to sharing what we look for when testing websites and...
    March 6, 2019

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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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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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