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Google+ Hangouts Just Got a Lot More Accessible

Google has announced 2 new improvements to its Google+ Hangouts Program that should pique the interest of the deaf...
Mar 15, 2013

Its Beneficial to Businesses to follow ADA laws

Some statistics say there are 1.1 billion people worldwide with disabilities. You could argue that these people...
Jul 28, 2011

OSHRC issues final rule implementing Sec. 504 of the Rehab Act

The Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission (OSHRC) has revised part 2205, which it endorsed to implement...
Jul 22, 2011

Individuals with Low Vision are often not accommodated

A common misconception that has plagued individuals with Low Vision, has been that their needs are lumped in with...
Jul 6, 2011

Understanding Website Accessibility

Most people take accessing the Internet for granted. We use it on our phones, computers, even televisions....
Apr 26, 2011

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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

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

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

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

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

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

How to Check WCAG Compliance: A Quick Guide

What’s the best way to test your website for digital accessibility compliance? The simple answer: Test your...
Dec 8, 2022

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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