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    Do I Need an Accessibility Statement On My Website?

    What is an accessibility statement — and does your website really need one? 
    June 9, 2022

    Which WCAG Standards Do I Need to Follow?

    The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) are the standard for digital accessibility. The latest version of...
    June 8, 2022

    Making Your Web Animations Accessible: 5 Tips

    Web animations play an important role in creating engaging experiences for users. For a quick example, visit...
    June 7, 2022

    When Creating UX User Personas, Don't Forget About People with Disabilities

    User experience (UX) user personas are a helpful tool for understanding your target audience. Essentially, the...
    June 6, 2022

    Small Business Website Accessibility Tips

    Many small business owners think of digital accessibility as a series of technical, complicated rules. If you have...
    June 3, 2022

    The U.S. Population Is Aging. Is Your Website Accessible for Older Adults?

    It’s no secret that older Americans are a fast-growing demographic. By the year 2030, all Baby Boomers will be 65...
    June 2, 2022

    Why WCAG 2.2 Is Still a Working Draft (And When to Start Preparing)

    Published by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) is the basis of...
    June 1, 2022

    4 Surprising Statistics About Employment for People with Disabilities

    In the United States and many other countries, employers are prohibited from discriminating on the basis of...
    May 31, 2022

    Do YouTube's Automatic Captions Improve Accessibility?

    In November 2009, Google introduced automatic captions to YouTube. The company quickly touted the feature as...
    May 30, 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

    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

    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

    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 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

    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

    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 is a VPAT and how is it used?

    A VPAT, or Voluntary Product Accessibility Template, is a document that allows your company or organization to...
    August 21, 2017

    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

    What is color contrast?

    Colors are an essential feature of web design and how they're used is a core consideration of a website's or app's...
    April 20, 2019

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