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    Why is Digital Accessibility Important?

    Digital accessibility is a set of practices intended remove barriers for people with disabilities. If your...
    February 21, 2022

    Apple’s Siri Changed Accessibility — But No Voice Assistant is Perfect

    For over a decade, Apple’s Siri has provided people with new ways to interact with their digital devices. Siri is...
    February 18, 2022

    Why Americans With Disabilities Use The Internet Less Frequently

    The United States has a digital divide, and it profoundly impacts the 1 in 4 Americans living with disabilities.
    February 17, 2022

    The European Accessibility Act's June 2022 Deadline

    On June 28, 2022, the member states of the European Union must create their own digital accessibility law per the...
    February 16, 2022

    California’s CCPA and Digital Accessibility: What Businesses Should Know

    The California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CPPA) requires for-profit businesses to provide information about...
    February 15, 2022

    India Digital Accessibility Laws: An Overview

    In India, public and private organizations have a legal responsibility to provide accessible content for people...
    February 14, 2022

    How Apple VoiceOver Is Used For Mobile Accessibility Testing

    In 2005, Apple debuted VoiceOver for macOS and iOS. VoiceOver outputs text as audio, enabling people with...
    February 11, 2022

    Will Fintech Growth Take Accessibility with It?

    The growth of fintech (financial technology) companies is off the charts. Funding levels indicate major investment...
    February 10, 2022

    How Screen Readers Are Used in Accessibility Testing

    Is your website accessible for screen reader users?
    February 9, 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

    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

    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

    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

    8 Common Image Alt Text Mistakes to Stop Making

    When alternative text, or using text to describe images and other non-text content, is done well, it improves both...
    March 17, 2020

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