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Creating Accessible Content for Visual Learners

When you’re learning a new concept or process, whether for work or school or fun, do you retain information better...
Sep 1, 2020

Including Temporary and Situational Disabilities in the Accessibility Conversation

When building for accessibility, website owners often consider permanent, significant disabilities first — an...
Sep 1, 2020

Why Digital Accessibility Should Be a Priority in Employment

Business owners sometimes think of accessibility as an impediment — a series of tasks that must be undertaken to...
Aug 25, 2020

Back to School: The Pandemic Makes Accessibility in Education More Important Than Ever

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has upended the state of education in the United States. Many institutions had to...
Aug 25, 2020

Google Chrome’s PDF Tagger Highlights the Need for PDF Accessibility

This year marks the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, which was signed into law by...
Aug 18, 2020

Accessible Kiosks: The What, Why, and How

Imagine how often we use kiosks. It’s probably more than you think: To order and pay at restaurants; to print...
Aug 14, 2020

Rising to Meet the Telehealth Accessibility Challenge in the Time of COVID-19

For the first time in history, many health care consumers are required to take advantage of virtual health care...
Aug 11, 2020

SEO Is Changing: Exploring the Link Between Accessibility and Search Rankings

Search engine optimization is an important consideration for any web developer; if you want steady traffic, you...
Aug 11, 2020

Accessibility Needs a Front Seat as List of Companies Extending Work from Home until at Least 2021 Grows

Recently, Google announced that it is extending its remote work arrangements until at least next summer. Some...
Aug 11, 2020

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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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