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What If I Can't Afford Digital Accessibility?

Some businesses may wonder if their pockets are deep enough or there is enough value in making their sites and...
Jul 25, 2019

User Agents and Accessibility

User agents are software applications that interact with the internet on your behalf. They do things so you don't...
Jul 23, 2019

Why You (Usually) Need Row and Column Headers for Accessible Tables

Tables are a great way to organize and share a lot of data and information. They help content creators and...
Jul 19, 2019

Why You Need to Test Custom Use Cases for Accessibility

There is more than one way to test a website There are a lot of website accessibility testing strategies being...
Jul 17, 2019

Accessibility for Ridesharing Services: 2019 Update

Perhaps the greatest benefit of owning a car is the independence that it provides: drivers can commute to work,...
Jul 16, 2019

Accessibility Improves Bounce Rates

Implementing accessibility best practices on your website allows people with disabilities to consume your content...
Jul 13, 2019

Understanding WCAG 2.1 Success Criterion 4.1.3: Status Messages

The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1 are the most up-to-date version of the most widely used...
Jul 12, 2019

Web Accessibility and the Fourth of July: Celebrating Independence in More Ways Than One

On the Fourth of July, we celebrate our independence as a nation that collectively values freedom and liberty. It...
Jul 4, 2019

8 Facts About Hearing Disabilities and Web Accessibility

Deafness, hearing loss, and being hard of hearing are some of the most common disabilities in the U.S. and...
Jul 3, 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

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

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

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

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

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 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

Accessibility Tips: Let Users Control Font Size

Oct 26, 2023

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