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What Is Ableism? Fighting Assumptions About People with Disabilities

Ableism is discrimination against people with disabilities. It assumes that people with “typical" abilities do...
May 4, 2022

Plain Old Semantic HTML: A Perfect Basis for Accessibility

To create web content that works for as many users as possible, websites need structure. Not every user can...
Apr 26, 2022

Should Your Site Use the “Text" Role for Accessibility?

A growing number of developers are using role=”text" to improve mobile screen reader output. However, the “text"...
Apr 18, 2022

How "Skip Navigation" Links Benefit Accessibility

Many websites have large amounts of redundant content on every page. For example, an eCommerce store might have a...
Apr 13, 2022

5 Tips for Using ARIA to Improve Web Accessibility

WAI-ARIA (Web Accessibility Initiative - Accessible Rich Internet Applications), also known as ARIA, is a...
Apr 6, 2022

What is WCAG-EM? An Introduction to Accessibility Evaluation Methodology

How can you determine whether your website is accessible for people with disabilities? The quick answer: An...
Apr 4, 2022

Does HTML Microdata Improve Accessibility?

Microdata is part of the WHATWG (Web Hypertext Application Technology Working Group) HTML Standard, and its...
Mar 29, 2022

What is ADA Website Accessibility?

If you’re confused about ADA website compliance, you’re not alone. According to a 2021 report from non-profit...
Mar 21, 2022

ChromeVox Screen Reader: An Overview for Developers and Content Creators

To create accessible web content, you'll need to consider screen reader users. A screen reader is software that...
Feb 23, 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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