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    Accessibility Improvements to Microsoft 8

    Microsoft’s latest Operating Systems just got a whole lot more accessible to the visually impaired thanks to...
    May 13, 2014

    Banking on Website Accessibility Lawsuits

    People with visual, auditory, cognitive recognition, speech or physical special needs have difficulties accessing...
    April 10, 2014

    Spirit Airlines website accessibility ranked highest in domestic airline industry

    Spirit Airlines website accessibility ranked highest in domestic airline industry. The average grade in the...
    March 13, 2014

    Is the Ivy Wilting in the Ivy League?

    The Ivy League consists of eight of the most prestigious higher education institutions worldwide. Typically, these...
    February 13, 2014

    India’s Support of it’s Population with Disabilities

    6 years after India ratified the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD),...
    September 25, 2013

    Australia Pushes for Digital Accessibility

    Australia's online presence still needs improvement to be accessible to those with disabilities, so says The...
    August 20, 2013

    Post-Disaster Life for People Living with Disabilities

    In average situations, people living with disabilities face challenges every day. In adverse situations, such as...
    July 31, 2013

    Task Force Requesting Feedback to New Accessibility Requirements

    Updates to the current version of the W3C guidelines for including descriptions with images are in the process of...
    June 23, 2013

    Pizza Hut Apologizes for Offensive Ad, Ends up Insulting Again

    People in China have been protesting Pizza Hut's commercial for its Shrimp Balls that depicts two cartoon people...
    June 11, 2013

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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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