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    How NVDA is used by People with Disabilities

    NVDA (NonVisual Desktop Access) is software that makes computers accessible and usable by individuals with...
    June 27, 2017

    How to Create an Accessible PDF in Adobe Acrobat

    The Portable Document Format (PDF) has become one of the most popular file types on the web. PDFs were developed...
    June 26, 2017

    User Agent Accessibility Guidelines

    There are many great tools and resources available to help people with disabilities access information or content...
    June 23, 2017

    How Does JAWS Help Navigate and Read Webpages?

    Blind and visually impaired computer users rely on screen readers to render descriptions of visual content through...
    June 22, 2017

    What Are Android Accessibility Features?

    Android accessibility features allow users to customize their device by modifying accessibility settings or apps...
    June 20, 2017

    Does Website Accessibility Affect Internet Security?

    In today's digital world, organizations must have a strong web presence. Over the past year, companies around the...
    June 19, 2017

    Managed Care Programs Must Have Digital Information Comply With Modern Accessibility Standards

    Effective July 1, 2017, new Medicaid rules will require managed care programs to have digital information comply...
    June 16, 2017

    What are iOS Accessibility Features?

    Apple’s iOS customizable accessibility features are truly a lifesaver if you take the time to configure them to...
    June 14, 2017

    How to Fit Accessibility Compliance Into Your Product Lifecycle

    There's an old proverb that says, "The best time to plant a tree is 20 years ago. The second best time is today."...
    June 12, 2017

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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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