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

    According to Accessibility.com’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

    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%...
    March 9, 2023

    Why Restaurants Can’t Afford to Ignore Web Accessibility

    To run a successful restaurant, you need a great website — and it needs to be accessible for individuals with...
    March 8, 2023

    What Is "Person-First Language," and Why Is It Important?

    Person-first language (PFL) is a way of constructing sentences to emphasize a person’s individuality ahead of...
    March 7, 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...
    March 6, 2023

    Web Accessibility Tips: Using Abbreviations and Acronyms

    Great content works better for everyone — including individuals with disabilities. 
    March 3, 2023

    Why PDF Menus Are a Problem for Accessibility

    If you’re running a restaurant, you may not have much time to think about web design. There’s a good chance that...
    March 2, 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

    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

    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

    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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