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LEGO Releases Audio and Braille Instructions Pilot Program

Back in 2010, thirteen-year-old Matthew Shifrin wanted to build a LEGO castle. Following the LEGO building...
Sep 12, 2019

Who Decides If a Website Is Accessible?

Web accessibility is a hot topic and it's here to stay — but with so many organizations learning and implementing...
Sep 10, 2019

It's Okay to Feel Good About Accessibility

It's no secret web accessibility lawsuits are on the rise and that industries from education to retail to...
Sep 5, 2019

Labor Day and Accessibility: Celebrate and Empower All Workers

Labor Day 2019 marked the 125th as a national holiday, a day the US Department of Labor says "celebrates and...
Sep 3, 2019

8 Tips for Designing Websites with People with Disabilities in Mind

One of the biggest challenges web designers and content creators face when working to resolve accessibility issues...
Aug 30, 2019

7 Questions to Ask Your Website Host or Agency About Accessibility

Most businesses rely on third-parties for at least some of their website needs — the website may have been...
Aug 28, 2019

Give Yourself an Accessibility Test: Turn On High Contrast

Most desktop and mobile devices now feature some version of a high contrast mode or inverted colors settings....
Aug 26, 2019

Use Caution with Automated Tools that Promise 100% Accessibility Compliance

Automated accessibility testing tools, powered by artificial intelligence (AI) and code-scanning technology, can...
Aug 23, 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...
Aug 22, 2019

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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

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

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

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

Accessibility Tips: Let Users Control Font Size

Oct 26, 2023

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

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

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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