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WCAG Tips: What’s a 'Change of Context?'

One of the core principles of digital accessibility is understandability. If users can’t predict how a website...
May 31, 2023

Avoiding Common Mistakes with ARIA’s 'Menu' Role

WAI-ARIA (Web Accessibility Initiative - Accessible Rich Internet Applications) markup can improve accessibility...
May 30, 2023

Google’s Passkeys Provide Accessible Alternative to Passwords

Google has announced that passkeys are rolling out to all Google Account users in a long-awaited move away from...
May 29, 2023

How Much Does Google Care About Accessibility? 

If your website doesn’t rank on Google, chances are, you’re not getting much traffic.
May 26, 2023

Web Accessibility Is About Progress, Not Perfection

Whether you’re a designer, developer, or content creator, you have a responsibility to think about accessibility.
May 11, 2023

What to Know About the CSS Prefers-Reduced-Motion Feature

The modern internet is full of movement. Animations, carousels, and interactive controls are common, and they’re...
May 8, 2023

3 Common Myths About Internet Users With Dyslexia

Dyslexia is a learning disability that affects how a person reads, writes, and comprehends language.
May 3, 2023

Including Neurodiversity in Digital Accessibility Conversations

Often, conversations about digital accessibility focus on ensuring that online content is accessible for people...
Apr 13, 2023

Nielson to Track Disability Representation in Entertainment Content

Disability representation is important — and from a practical perspective, brands can’t afford to ignore consumers...
Mar 24, 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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