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What Is An ADA Compliance Color Checker?

Does your website’s color scheme comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)? The way you use color can...
Apr 1, 2024

Web Data Visualizations and Accessibility: 5 Tips

Charts, maps, plots, and graphs can be excellent tools for presenting data to audiences in an accessible way. You...
Apr 1, 2024

4 Common Web Development Mistakes That Impact Accessibility

Web accessibility isn’t just about aesthetics (though design certainly plays an important role). As a developer,...
Mar 29, 2024

What Is An ADA Compliant Website?

A website complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) if it is reasonably accessible for people with...
Mar 23, 2024

PDF Accessibility: Understanding the Basics

The Adobe PDF (Portable Document Format) is one of the most popular formats for online documents. Put simply, if...
Mar 22, 2024

WordPress Accessibility Plugins and ADA Compliance

When you build a website with WordPress, you can find a plugin for virtually anything you want to do. The platform...
Mar 15, 2024

Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act and Web Accessibility

Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 provides accessibility standards for the development, procurement,...
Mar 15, 2024

What Is An ARIA Label?

WAI-ARIA (Web Accessibility Initiative - Accessible Rich Internet Applications) is a technical specification for...
Mar 12, 2024

How Sticky and Fixed Elements Impact Accessibility

Should you use CSS to fix the position of cookie consent banners and other elements? Here’s what designers should...
Mar 6, 2024

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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

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

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

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

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 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

Accessibility Tips: Let Users Control Font Size

Oct 26, 2023

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