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Fixing Accessibility Is Important, But Planning for Accessibility Is Better

Web accessibility is always a worthwhile undertaking, regardless of whether you’re preparing to launch a new...
Oct 20, 2020

Dallas Cowboys Pro Shop Among Latest ADA and NYCHRL Accessibility Suits

On September 25, 2020, Dilenia Paguada filed a complaint in New York that alleges that the official Dallas Cowboys...
Oct 12, 2020

Why Microsoft Saying Employees Can Work from Home Permanently Matters for Accessibility

Microsoft announced new workplace guidance on October 9 that includes flexibility in work site, work hours, and...
Oct 11, 2020

CommonLook and BoIA Partner to Deliver 12 Free Digital Accessibility Webinars

The Bureau of Internet Accessibility and CommonLook, the PDF accessibility experts, are collaborating to share...
Oct 9, 2020

Introduced Online Accessibility Act Would Amend ADA, Clarify Web Accessibility Compliance Standards

The Online Accessibility Act was introduced to Congress on October 2 in bipartisan fashion by Congressmen Lou...
Oct 5, 2020

Key EU Web Accessibility Directive Deadline Passes

Websites in European Union countries must now comply with the European Accessibility Act (EAA) and the European...
Oct 2, 2020

Introduction to Adaptive Computer Accessories: Why Every Website Should Work with Assistive Technologies

People use a wide range of accessibility technologies to interact with websites naturally. Adaptive control...
Sep 29, 2020

What Does Restaurant Curbside Pickup Have to Do with Digital Accessibility?

For the restaurant industry, takeout is taking off.
Sep 21, 2020

Why Autoplay Is an Accessibility No-No

Web developers have plenty of tricks for keeping users engaged, and when properly implemented, most of those...
Sep 21, 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

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

Accessibility Tips: Let Users Control Font Size

Oct 26, 2023

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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