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Introduced Online Accessibility Act Would Amend ADA, Clarify Web Accessibility Compliance Standards

The Online Accessibility Act was introduced to Congress on October 2 in bipartisan fashion by Congressmen Lou...
Oct 5, 2020

Key EU Web Accessibility Directive Deadline Passes

Websites in European Union countries must now comply with the European Accessibility Act (EAA) and the European...
Oct 2, 2020

Tracking Lack of Accessibility in Absentee Ballots

The Covid-19 pandemic is widely expected to have a significant effect on the Nov. 3 election, and many voters...
Sep 10, 2020

Annual OCR Report, Touting Dedication to Website Accessibility, Delivered with Major Accessibility Flaws

Last week, the U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights (OCR) released its Annual Report to the...
Aug 4, 2020

CCPA Still Expected to Be Enforced Starting July 1, Requires Accessible Notices and Policies

The California Attorney General is expected to direct his office to begin enforcing the California Consumer...
Jun 3, 2020

Lawsuit: Absentee Ballots in Michigan Aren't Accessible, Putting Blind Voters at Risk, Stripping Their Rights

Voters in Michigan are encouraged to stay home and vote via absentee ballots due to COVID-19. For voters who are...
Apr 28, 2020

Honor Veterans with Website Accessibility

Veterans Day is observed every year on November 11 to honor the great veterans who have served. The day is a...
Nov 12, 2019

Supreme Court Denies Petition to Hear Domino's Accessibility Case

The Domino's accessibility case will not be heard by the Supreme Court of the United States, with the company's...
Oct 8, 2019

Public Sector Websites in the U.K. Have to be Accessible, Regulations Go into Effect This Week

As of September 23, 2019, all new websites in the U.K. and any published after September, 23, 2018, must be...
Sep 24, 2019
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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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