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European Union Accessibility Laws: An Overview

Digital accessibility laws vary greatly from country to country, which can make compliance confusing for content...
Mar 24, 2022

Ireland Digital Accessibility Laws: An Overview

The Republic of Ireland requires public and private organizations to maintain accessible digital resources for...
Feb 28, 2022

The Equality Act of 2010 and British Standards for Web Accessibility

In Britain, public- and private-sector organizations must provide accessible digital resources. The Equality Act...
Feb 24, 2022

India Digital Accessibility Laws: An Overview

In India, public and private organizations have a legal responsibility to provide accessible content for people...
Feb 14, 2022

United Kingdom Digital Accessibility Laws: An Overview

If your organization operates in the United Kingdom, do you have a responsibility to maintain an accessible...
Feb 3, 2022

Israel’s Digital Accessibility Laws: An Overview

If your company operates in Israel, do you have a responsibility to maintain an accessible website?
Jan 25, 2022

Web Accessibility Lawsuits Dramatically Rose in 2021. Here’s Why.

According to a report from Accessibility.com, 2,352 web accessibility lawsuits were filed against U.S. businesses...
Jan 12, 2022

What Does “508 Testing” for Websites Really Mean?

Equivalent access is a crucial priority for public websites. 26 percent of US adults live with some form of...
Dec 14, 2021

What is the European Union’s Web Accessibility Directive?

About 135 million people in Europe live with some form of disability, and the number is expected to increase as...
Nov 19, 2021

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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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