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Accessible Web Design: Build a Better UX By Limiting Choices

Is your website overwhelming users with too many options?
Jul 6, 2023

Understanding the Limits of Microsoft’s Accessibility Checker

Microsoft 365 is essential productivity software for 1.3 million U.S. businesses. Given that 1 in 4 U.S. adults...
Jun 30, 2023

WAI-ARIA Usage Has Quadrupled Since 2019

WAI-ARIA (Web Accessibility Initiative - Accessible Rich Internet Applications) is a valuable tool for making...
Jun 23, 2023

Low Contrast Text Remains the Most Common Accessibility Issue in 2023

Web accessibility is slowly improving — but for the fifth consecutive year, the most common web accessibility...
Jun 20, 2023

Why Digital Accessibility Is Essential for Corporate Learning

According to the 2022 Training Industry Report, only 24% of that year’s workplace instruction took place in...
Jun 16, 2023

Should Your Accessibility Statement Talk About WCAG?

Every website needs an accessibility statement. It’s one of the first things that many assistive technology (AT)...
Jun 13, 2023

Understanding Assistive Technologies: What is a Head Mouse System?

Web accessibility isn’t just for people with vision and hearing disabilities. The goal is to create content that...
Jun 6, 2023

Why Visual CAPTCHA is a Major Barrier for Screen Readers 

CAPTCHA stands for Completely Automated Public Turing test to tell Computers and Humans Apart. It’s a common...
Jun 2, 2023

What Is the Best Browser for Testing Screen Reader Accessibility?

Developers often ask us how we use screen readers for testing accessibility — and more specifically, which screen...
Jun 1, 2023

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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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