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    Does Website Accessibility Affect Internet Security?

    In today's digital world, organizations must have a strong web presence. Over the past year, companies around the...
    June 19, 2017

    Managed Care Programs Must Have Digital Information Comply With Modern Accessibility Standards

    Effective July 1, 2017, new Medicaid rules will require managed care programs to have digital information comply...
    June 16, 2017

    What are iOS Accessibility Features?

    Apple’s iOS customizable accessibility features are truly a lifesaver if you take the time to configure them to...
    June 14, 2017

    How to Fit Accessibility Compliance Into Your Product Lifecycle

    There's an old proverb that says, "The best time to plant a tree is 20 years ago. The second best time is today."...
    June 12, 2017

    What Is the OCR, and Why Are Schools Scrambling?

    Schools, school districts, and departments of education across the country are scrambling to avoid conflicts with...
    June 8, 2017

    What Does the 2017 ICT Refresh Mean for Websites?

    The internet's ability to connect people of different backgrounds and abilities with information and services...
    June 5, 2017

    Can a Different Browser Really Change Website Accessibility?

    Although on a surface level all browsers are in competition, the major companies have a secret incentive to work...
    June 1, 2017

    Top 5 Issues Missed by Automated ADA Website Compliance Tests

    Accessibility audits done by automated software are an important part of the journey to compliance with WCAG 2.0....
    June 1, 2017

    Accelerator Keys Save Time

    Commonly referred to as access keys or keyboard shortcuts, accelerator keys are a combination of keystrokes that...
    May 30, 2017

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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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    Why Autoplay Is an Accessibility No-No

    Web developers have plenty of tricks for keeping users engaged, and when properly implemented, most of those...
    September 21, 2020

    What is a VPAT and how is it used?

    A VPAT, or Voluntary Product Accessibility Template, is a document that allows your company or organization to...
    August 21, 2017

    8 Common Image Alt Text Mistakes to Stop Making

    When alternative text, or using text to describe images and other non-text content, is done well, it improves both...
    March 17, 2020

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