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    5 Tips for Designing Accessible Newsletters

    Digital accessibility is a set of practices that improve the internet for everyone including people with...
    November 2, 2021

    Common Accessibility Issues for Higher Education Websites

    The COVID-19 pandemic has brought a rise in lawsuits from students with disabilities. Per a report...
    November 1, 2021

    What Is Digital Accessibility?

    Digital accessibility is the practice of designing and developing web content in a way that accommodates everyone,...
    October 29, 2021

    How To Build Accessible Tables

    By using data tables, your website can present detailed information in a straightforward way. However, without...
    October 28, 2021

    Becoming More Accessible on YouTube: Adding Closed Captions and Other Tips

    Google’s YouTube is easily the world’s most popular video platform. With 1.86 billion users worldwide, the service...
    October 27, 2021

    7 Ways to Start Improving Website Accessibility Today

    It’s never too late to invest in website accessibility, and the reasons to do so are clear. Accessible web design...
    October 26, 2021

    Why Accessibility Overlays On Your Website Can Make Things Worse

    Every webmaster wants to reach the broadest audience possible. That requires accessible design. A quarter of all...
    October 25, 2021

    5 Critical Factors For Making Your Government Website Accessible

    Generally speaking, government websites have issues with accessibility. A 2018 study from the Information...
    October 22, 2021

    Designing for Color Contrast: Guidelines for Accessibility

    Color is a core element of web design. Designers may use it to direct attention or represent a brand, or they may...
    October 21, 2021

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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

    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

    Make Your Hashtags Accessible

    Hashtags may be one of the best ways to reach new audiences on social media, letting people who don't yet know...
    February 5, 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 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

    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 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

    Disability Statistics in the United States

    Many people are surprised to learn how much of the population lives with a disability.
    November 29, 2018

    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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