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If Customer Retention Matters to Your Business, Accessibility Should Too

Most research and statistics are pretty consistent in finding that it is much cheaper to keep the customers you...
Apr 20, 2020

New Virtual Braille Keyboard Comes to Android

The rollout of a new virtual Braille keyboard has given accessibility a boost for people who are blind or have low...
Apr 14, 2020

MIT, Other Universities Settle Closed Captioning Suits

A settlement has been reached in a lawsuit against Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), alleging that...
Apr 13, 2020

Improve Content Marketing with an Inclusive Strategy

Video, mobile phones, social media, and websites ensure your audience has constant opportunities to consume...
Apr 8, 2020

The Importance of Accessibility in the Digitization of... Everything

The digitization of the world around us continues to move forward at a rapid pace. It has brought convenience to...
Apr 7, 2020

Some of New York's Largest Public High Schools Trailing Nation's Elementary Schools in Website Accessibility

Automated accessibility testing performed by the Bureau of Internet Accessibility's a11y® analysis platform shows...
Apr 1, 2020

Wheelchair or Xbox Controller? Both with Freedom Wing.

For many years, kids and adults with certain disabilities, like limited mobility, couldn't fully participate in...
Mar 31, 2020

Why Your Creative Agency Needs to Care About Accessibility

The pitch. The design. Flawless. At least for some users. If accessibility wasn't a core consideration in that new...
Mar 31, 2020

JAWS Screen Reader and ZoomText Magnifier, Reader Available for Free Until June 30, 2020

Freedom Scientific, a provider of accessibility tools for people who are blind or have low vision, is offering...
Mar 24, 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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