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How Do I Make My Website Accessible?

Making your website accessible to people with disabilities is one of the best ways to improve usability, brand...
Mar 2, 2021

The Importance of Having a Letter of Reasonable Accessibility®

Many companies are concerned with not only achieving accessibility compliance, but also proving it. Given today's...
Feb 26, 2021

Why Headings Aren't Simply Style Elements

Heading and subheading tags play a critical role in accessibility, but many web designers overlook their...
Feb 19, 2021

Effective and Accessible Alternatives to Website Carousels

Real estate on a web page is precious. Every web designer or marketer at some point has felt that there simply...
Feb 11, 2021

Kraft Heinz Company Sued, Kool-Aid Site Alleged to Not Be Accessible

On January 26, 2021, Brittney Mejico filed a lawsuit in California against Kraft Heinz Foods Company (Kraft...
Feb 9, 2021

Using Infographics While Keeping Your Site Accessible

Infographics provide a compelling way to give readers information. By laying out statistics and key facts in a...
Feb 9, 2021

White House Embraces WCAG with Accessibility Updates

President Joe Biden’s administration has revamped the official website, implementing new features...
Jan 29, 2021

Want to Understand Accessibility? Get Your Hands Dirty

There is no replacement for hands-on experience. If you want to better understand digital accessibility, get your...
Jan 26, 2021

WordPress Sites Aren't Automatically Accessible

WordPress is the most popular Content Management System (CMS) in existence, currently used by nearly 40 percent of...
Jan 21, 2021

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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

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

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

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

How to Check WCAG Compliance: A Quick Guide

What’s the best way to test your website for digital accessibility compliance? The simple answer: Test your...
Dec 8, 2022

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