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    What Is Website Accessibility?

    Meaning of web accessibility Website accessibility refers to how usable a site is for individuals with...
    February 8, 2022

    How Do I Know If an Image Needs Alt Text?

    Providing alternative text (alt text) to images is one of the most effective ways to immediately make content more...
    February 7, 2022

    Understanding the W3C's Accessibility Conformance Testing (ACT) Requirements

    The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) are the international standard for digital accessibility, and to...
    February 4, 2022

    United Kingdom Digital Accessibility Laws: An Overview

    If your organization operates in the United Kingdom, do you have a responsibility to maintain an accessible...
    February 3, 2022

    6 Common Web Accessibility Compliance Mistakes to Avoid in 2022

    In 2021, thousands of U.S. businesses faced web accessibility lawsuits — and that number is expected to rise in...
    February 2, 2022

    What Is a WCAG Audit? And What to Look for When Testing Web Accessibility.

    Every organization has a responsibility to offer accessible digital content.
    February 1, 2022

    4 Questions to Ask Before Using ARIA

    WAI-ARIA (Web Accessibility Initiative - Accessible Rich Internet Applications), also referred to as ARIA, is a...
    January 31, 2022

    NVDA Screen Reader: An Overview for Developers and Content Creators

    Developed by registered charity NV Access, NVDA (NonVisual Desktop Access) is a free, portable screen reader...
    January 28, 2022

    3 Quick SEO Tips (That Also Improve Accessibility)

    The best practices of search engine optimization (SEO) can make your website more friendly to search engines like...
    January 27, 2022
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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

    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

    Make Your Hashtags Accessible

    Hashtags may be one of the best ways to reach new audiences on social media, letting people who don't yet know...
    February 5, 2019

    What is color contrast?

    Colors are an essential feature of web design and how they're used is a core consideration of a website's or app's...
    April 20, 2019

    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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