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4 Accessibility Tips for Web Developers

There are various benefits to making your website more accessible, ranging from the moral to the financial....
Mar 27, 2018

Leveraging HTML for Web Accessibility

When you hear the phrase “web accessibility,” you might first think about enhancements that are external to the...
Mar 20, 2018

What Website Developers Need to Know About Closed Captions

The first thing that comes to mind when you hear “closed captions” is likely the benefits that they have for...
Mar 15, 2018

Improving Video Accessibility for State and Local Government Websites

Videos are perhaps the web’s most powerful tool for educating and entertaining. Last year, YouTube reported that...
Jan 18, 2018

WCAG 2.1: What You Need to Know

The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) are perhaps the most well-known and frequently used standards for...
Jan 3, 2018

Support Human Rights Awareness with Website Accessibility

Human Rights Day, a global celebration of the universal human rights that today’s world has committed to...
Dec 13, 2017

School Districts and Web Accessibility: Where to Start

A commitment to providing an excellent education requires a commitment to website accessibility. With more...
Dec 6, 2017

How To Plan Your School’s Website for Accessibility & Avoid Fines

Web accessibility is a major challenge for schools, largely due to updates to the Americans with Disabilities Act...
Nov 16, 2017

How to Ensure Your Website is ADA-Compliant: The Top Guidelines to Follow

For most people, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) conjures up pictures of physical accommodations such as...
Nov 8, 2017

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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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