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Annual OCR Report, Touting Dedication to Website Accessibility, Delivered with Major Accessibility Flaws

Last week, the U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights (OCR) released its Annual Report to the...
Aug 4, 2020

Accessibility in 2030: What the Future of Tech Tells Us About the Future of Accessibility

Disability rates in the United States hover around 25 percent, and if anything is likely to increase over the next...
Aug 4, 2020

Accessibility of the New Business Travel: Video Conferencing

As the pandemic continues to shift life from offline to online, opportunities abound for developers and companies...
Jul 28, 2020

Do I Need to Make My Website Work for Every Possible Way Someone Might Use It?

Accessibility determines the usability of a website for people with disabilities. When learning about...
Jul 21, 2020

Should You Test Mobile Apps for Accessibility? Here's What the Stats Say

Mobile app accessibility ensures that people with disabilities can access the full range of a mobile app’s...
Jul 21, 2020

Accessibility Considerations for Augmented and Virtual Reality for the Classroom and Beyond

From the classroom to on-the-job training, instructors are increasingly taking advantage of augmented and virtual...
Jul 14, 2020

Compliance Isn't a Dirty Word

Compliance sounds hard. It feels like things you have to do but never want to do. With synonyms like deference,...
Jul 14, 2020

What to Expect with iOS 14's New and Improved Accessibility Features

Enhanced sign language detection, sound recognition, and VoiceOver are among a bevy of accessibility features...
Jul 7, 2020

How Twitter's Voice Tweet Blunder Can Change Your Mind About Accessibility

Twitter recently announced the rollout of its new voice-activated tweets by unveiling a demo online that has drawn...
Jul 7, 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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