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Self-Sufficiency Should Be Part Of Your Web Accessibility Strategy

How do you know if your web accessibility strategy is effective? If your team is empowered to address issues and...
Mar 23, 2023

Web Accessibility Tips: Using Abbreviations and Acronyms

Great content works better for everyone — including individuals with disabilities.
Mar 3, 2023

Why Reflow Is Essential for Web Accessibility

In web design, supporting reflow refers to the process of fitting content to match the user’s viewport. The...
Aug 1, 2022

What is the Best Way to Write Alternative Text?

Alternative text (also referred to as alt text) is essential for accessibility, but unfortunately, it’s often...
Jul 28, 2022

What "Programmatically Determined" Means for Accessibility

The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) contains simple guidance for building websites, mobile apps, and...
Jul 15, 2022

Do I Need an Accessibility Statement On My Website?

What is an accessibility statement — and does your website really need one?
Jun 9, 2022

How Browser "Reader Modes" Improve the Experiences of People with Disabilities

Most web browsers have a “reader mode" that strips away non-essential content, providing a simpler text-based...
May 18, 2022

How The HTML Lang Attribute Helps Accessibility

The HTML lang attribute allows developers to specify the language of a document, webpage, or element. It’s a...
May 17, 2022

What Is Perceivability in Web Accessibility? WCAG Principles Explained

The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) are the leading international standards for accessible web design....
May 10, 2022

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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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