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    How Headings Help People with Disabilities Navigate a Website

    The structure of headings and subheadings is one of the most important elements of web design, not just for people...
    July 12, 2017

    Getting a Return on Your Investment Through Website Accessibility

    Many companies are devoting more time and money to making their websites and mobile applications more accessible...
    July 10, 2017

    What is Keyboard Accessibility?

    Web accessibility is essential to connect markets and people of all walks of life. Many users have motor...
    July 7, 2017

    Do Word Documents Need to be Accessible?

    Microsoft Word might be the world’s favorite desktop word processing software, but that doesn’t necessarily mean...
    July 7, 2017

    How to Make Video Accessible on the Internet

    Ever since the launch of YouTube in 2005, videos have become an essential part of the web browsing experience, and...
    July 6, 2017

    Boosting Web Accessibility in Social Media

    In today's Participation Age, social media maintains the pulse of the everyday — and that includes brand loyalty....
    July 5, 2017

    Alternative Text: What and Why

    What is Alternative Text? Alternative text carries several names which most in the IT field will recognize: "alt...
    June 30, 2017

    Landmark Judgement for the Visually Impaired: Court Rules Winn-Dixie Website Violates ADA

    In an unprecedented trial over website accessibility, a Florida judge has ruled that the national grocery chain...
    June 28, 2017

    How NVDA is used by People with Disabilities

    NVDA (NonVisual Desktop Access) is software that makes computers accessible and usable by individuals with...
    June 27, 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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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...
    December 17, 2021

    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

    Google's Lighthouse Accessibility Tests Are Helpful, But Not Perfect

    Google’s Chrome DevTools is an exceptionally useful resource for developers. With a few clicks, users can...
    December 3, 2021

    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

    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

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