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    Free Accessibility Tools and Assistive Technology You Can Use Today

    Historically, cost and other factors often prevented people from having access to assistive technologies and...
    October 26, 2018

    Is automated testing enough for accessibility compliance?

    Advancements in the technology and intelligence programmed into automated accessibility scans beg the question: is...
    October 24, 2018

    Online Shopping and ADA Compliance: What You Need to Know

    The end-of-year holiday season has always been the biggest two selling months for both physical businesses and...
    October 22, 2018

    Why Your Website Needs Regular ADA Compliance Checks

    Ever since its passage in 1990, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) has helped people with disabilities in...
    October 19, 2018

    WCAG Success Criteria 3.1.1 and 3.1.2: Language of Page and Parts

    The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) include specific recommendations for how to make your site...
    October 17, 2018

    What is National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM)?

    October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM). NDEAM is a reminder and a celebration of the...
    October 15, 2018

    Web Design and Accessibility: Basics every new designer should know

    Designing for the web with accessibility in mind from the very beginning will empower new designers to create...
    October 12, 2018

    Digital Accessibility and the Hiring Process

    According to the US Department of Labor (DOL), the “Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) prohibits discrimination...
    October 10, 2018

    Ten Ways to Plan for Digital Accessibility with Your New Business

    If you’re planning to start a new business, you’re probably planning to have a great web presence to go along with...
    October 8, 2018

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    What Are the Four Major Categories of Accessibility?

    The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) are organized by four main principles, which state that content...
    September 13, 2019

    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...
    November 24, 2020

    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...
    April 3, 2019

    Is There a Legal Requirement to Implement WCAG?

    The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) are often referred to as the gold standard in accessibility and...
    August 22, 2019

    Best Fonts To Use for Website Accessibility

    Font style is one of the most important considerations of accessible website design. Although screen readers can...
    May 20, 2017

    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...
    July 7, 2021

    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...
    December 17, 2021

    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

    Google's Lighthouse Accessibility Tests Are Helpful, But Not Perfect

    Google’s Chrome DevTools is an exceptionally useful resource for developers. With a few clicks, users can...
    December 3, 2021

    What is a11y?

    You may have seen the term "a11y" floating around the Internet as a hashtag or popping up in tech discussions....
    May 4, 2017

    Checklist for Creating Accessible Videos

    Videos are everywhere and are being regularly-consumed by more people everyday. According to Statista, there are...
    April 2, 2019

    Why Is It Important for Accessibility to Use Actual Text Instead of Images of Text?

    On the web, we use images everywhere! Images (such as maps, graphs, info graphics) can be an effective way to...
    December 24, 2018

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