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    5 Quick Writing Tips for Creating More Accessible Content

    An accessible website starts with clean, concise, and well-written content. Whether you’re writing an 800-word...
    December 22, 2022

    Does WCAG Require Live Captions?

    If your organization publishes live video, you’ll need to provide live captions. 
    December 21, 2022

    4 Common Accessibility Barriers for Screen Magnifiers

    A screen magnifier is assistive technology (AT) software that magnifies (or scales up) the content on a screen,...
    December 20, 2022

    U.S. Consumers More Likely to Support Inclusive Brands

    If you’ve put in the work to provide accessible digital products or build an inclusive workplace, it’s time to...
    December 19, 2022

    What Are the Three Most Common Models of Disability?

    To create a better internet, we need to think about how our perspectives about disability shape the conversation....
    December 16, 2022

    Tips for Meeting WCAG's Requirement for "Error Suggestion"

    Web forms frequently have barriers that impact people with disabilities. Those barriers include keyboard traps...
    December 15, 2022

    Why Is WCAG Important for Web Design?

    Every person deserves equivalent access to the internet. Unfortunately, that’s not the reality: In WebAIM’s (Web...
    December 14, 2022

    Testing Content with Multiple Screen Readers Is Frustrating, But Necessary

    Let’s say that you’re preparing to launch a website for a Fortune 500 company. You’ve performed a single test of...
    December 13, 2022

    New Mozilla Firefox Release Includes Powerful Accessibility Features

    Mozilla Firefox, the world’s fourth-most popular web browser, is prioritizing digital accessibility. 
    December 12, 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

    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

    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

    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

    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'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

    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

    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 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

    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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