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Get Your Braille and Large Print Letters from Santa: 2020

For children, a letter from Santa Claus can add to the magic of the holiday season. Many countries set up special...
Nov 27, 2020

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...
Nov 24, 2020

Why Can't Tables Be Used for Website Layout?

Tables can be an incredibly useful tool in the content creator's toolbox, allowing for the organization of...
Nov 23, 2020

How Smart Home Tech Is Making Tasks Easier, Improving Accessibility

As the Internet of Things (IoT) continues to grow, smart devices keep getting smarter. Consumers can now find...
Nov 17, 2020

Why W3C Calls for Accessibility Standards Harmonization and What That Means

There are many people and organizations who believe that common standards for web accessibility would make it...
Nov 12, 2020

Use of Color for Accessibility Explained

Any rule or guideline is subject to interpretation and, sometimes, misinterpretation. The rules surrounding how...
Nov 10, 2020

A Call to Make All Covid-19 Vaccine Information Accessible

In October 2020, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine released a preliminary framework...
Nov 3, 2020

4 Incredible Benefits for Web Design Agencies That Incorporate Accessibility

Web design has only grown in demand over the last few decades and as digital has become even more important to...
Nov 2, 2020

Microsoft’s Asia-Pacific Enabler Program Aims to Drive Economic Growth Through Accessibility

In September, tech giant Microsoft launched the Microsoft Enabler Program, an initiative aimed at removing...
Oct 27, 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

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

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

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

Accessibility Tips: Let Users Control Font Size

Oct 26, 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

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

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

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