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5 Tips to Improve Mobile Accessibility

When it comes to improving mobile accessibility, there are many considerations to make for an optimal user...
Mar 19, 2017

How Do Screen Readers Help People with visual impairments?

Since 2001, the Bureau of Internet Accessibility has taken action to improve online accessibility for people...
Mar 9, 2017

Responsive Design and Accessibility

Responsive design and accessibility are two concepts that are directly related in a number of ways. RD principles...
Jan 27, 2017

ADA Title II & Title III Requirements for Websites

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is a comprehensive federal civil rights law prohibiting discrimination...
Dec 4, 2016

Unemployment Rate Higher People with Disabilities

The US Department of Labor has released updated survey data of US Employment statistics. The good news is, for...
Jun 1, 2016

BoIA Encourages all to Participate in Global Accessibility Awareness Day

The Bureau of Internet Accessibility (BoIA) encourages everyone to participate in Global Accessibility Awareness...
May 12, 2016

NYC Takes Action against Inequality of the Disabled

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio recently blazed a trail not yet taken by other city officials and one only...
Apr 22, 2016

Facebook’s AI Looks Beyond Facial Recognition

Describing an image using text is a critical way for a visually impaired person to understand the meaning behind a...
Apr 3, 2016

The Business Case for Pursuing Accessible Digital Media

Enforcement of the digital accessibility regulations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) has been...
Mar 9, 2016

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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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