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    What Is Color Blindness Accessibility? 

    Color vision deficiencies (also known as CVD, or less accurately as colorblindness) affects about 300 million...
    November 4, 2022

    How to Avoid 3 Common PDF Tagging Mistakes

    Tagging your PDFs applies markup that defines the structure of each document. That ensures that your documents...
    November 3, 2022

    Why Do Screen Reader Users Avoid Microsoft Narrator?

    As of 2015, an estimated 3.2 million Americans had visual impairments, and due to aging demographics, that...
    November 2, 2022

    Why Coding Bootcamps Should Include Digital Accessibility

    Coding bootcamps are intensive training programs that teach job-ready skills for information technology (IT)...
    November 1, 2022

    A Quick Look at Accessibility Features in iOS16

    Apple officially released the newest public version of its flagship mobile operating system, iOS 16, on September...
    October 31, 2022

    Are Product Carousels Bad for Accessibility?

    Product carousels are a common feature on eCommerce websites, but they can introduce potentially serious...
    October 28, 2022

    What Is the Websites and Software Applications Accessibility Act?

    On September 29, 2022, United States Senator Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) and Representative John Sarbanes (D-MD)...
    October 27, 2022

    Steps to Take After Receiving an ADA Website Demand Letter

    In 2020 alone, U.S. businesses received an estimated 265,000 demand letters citing website accessibility issues....
    October 26, 2022

    Tips for Meeting WCAG 1.4.13: Content on Hover or Focus

    The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) includes many success criteria addressing focus, which indicates...
    October 25, 2022

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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

    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

    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

    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 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

    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

    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

    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'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

    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

    Why Autoplay Is an Accessibility No-No

    Web developers have plenty of tricks for keeping users engaged, and when properly implemented, most of those...
    September 21, 2020

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