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Myths about Epilepsy and Digital Accessibility

Epilepsy is a brain disorder that causes recurring, unprovoked seizures that can be triggered by certain stimuli....
Aug 3, 2023

Don’t Expect Your Users to Fix Web Accessibility Issues

When confronted with a digital accessibility issue, web developers often look for quick, easy solutions. Often,...
Jul 26, 2023

Open Vs. Closed Captions: Which Is More Accessible?

Video content is a great way to share information. If you host videos on your site, however, you must ensure this...
Jul 17, 2023

4 Web Accessibility Lessons from Reddit’s API Controversy

Reddit, a social media platform that bills itself as the “front page of the internet,” is making headlines for...
Jul 11, 2023

China Digital Accessibility Laws: An Overview

China prohibits businesses and government agencies from discriminating against individuals on the basis of...
Jul 10, 2023

What Web Designers Can Learn From Apple’s Assistive Access Feature

If you’re interested in accessible digital design, pay attention to Apple. The company seems to approach...
Jul 3, 2023

Understanding the Limits of Microsoft’s Accessibility Checker

Microsoft 365 is essential productivity software for 1.3 million U.S. businesses. Given that 1 in 4 U.S. adults...
Jun 30, 2023

Building an Accessible Website with Joomla: 4 Tips

Joomla isn’t the most popular content management system (CMS) on the internet, but it maintains an enormous user...
Jun 26, 2023

ARIA Team Announces Assistive Technology Support Tables

WAI-ARIA (Web Accessibility Initiative - Accessible Rich Internet Applications) is a powerful tool for making...
Jun 15, 2023
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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

How to Check WCAG Compliance: A Quick Guide

What’s the best way to test your website for digital accessibility compliance? The simple answer: Test your...
Dec 8, 2022

California AB 1757 May Lead to New Web Accessibility Lawsuits

On June 12, 2023, the California Assembly’s Judiciary Committee amended Assembly Bill (AB) 1757, introducing...
Jul 14, 2023

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

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

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