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    What’s New in WCAG 2.2: New Success Criteria for Digital Accessibility

    The World Wide Web Consortium’s Website Accessibility Initiative (WAI) is expected to release version 2.2 of the...
    October 12, 2021

    What Content Creators Should Know About WCAG 3.0

    In January 2021, the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) published a working draft of the Web Content Accessibility...
    October 11, 2021

    Avoid Accessibility Issues When Using ARIA's "Application" Role

    WAI-ARIA (Web Accessibility Initiative - Accessible Rich Internet Applications), often referred to as ARIA, is a...
    October 5, 2021

    Make Your Digital Media More Accessible By Providing Options

    When designers set out to build an inclusive website, mobile app, or digital platform, they may be tempted to...
    October 1, 2021

    How "Drag-And-Drop" Movements Affect Web Accessibility

    Drag-and-drop functionality can give users more control over content, which can open up exciting possibilities for...
    September 10, 2021

    What Is Redundant Entry, and How Does It Affect Accessibility?

    Redundant entry occurs when a website requires users to enter the same information more than once. At best,...
    September 8, 2021

    Perform a Page Title Audit to Improve Mobile & Website Accessibility

    A web page’s title tags define what the page is about — on this page, the title tag is “Perform a Page Title Audit...
    September 6, 2021

    Does An Accessibility Statement Protect Against Litigation?

    The Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) recommends posting an accessibility statement for websites, mobile...
    September 3, 2021

    WCAG 2.2 Introduces New Requirements for Hidden Controls

    The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.2 Working Draft contains several new success criteria to help...
    September 2, 2021
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    Best Fonts To Use for Website Accessibility

    Font style is one of the most important considerations of accessible website design. Although screen readers can...
    May 20, 2017

    What Are the Four Major Categories of Accessibility?

    The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) are organized by four main principles, which state that content...
    September 13, 2019

    Is There a Legal Requirement to Implement WCAG?

    The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) are often referred to as the gold standard in accessibility and...
    August 22, 2019

    What is a11y?

    You may have seen the term "a11y" floating around the Internet as a hashtag or popping up in tech discussions....
    May 4, 2017

    Checklist for Creating Accessible Videos

    Videos are everywhere and are being regularly-consumed by more people everyday. According to Statista, there are...
    April 2, 2019

    Make Your Hashtags Accessible

    Hashtags may be one of the best ways to reach new audiences on social media, letting people who don't yet know...
    February 5, 2019

    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...
    April 3, 2019

    What is a VPAT and how is it used?

    A VPAT, or Voluntary Product Accessibility Template, is a document that allows your company or organization to...
    August 21, 2017

    Why Is It Important for Accessibility to Use Actual Text Instead of Images of Text?

    On the web, we use images everywhere! Images (such as maps, graphs, info graphics) can be an effective way to...
    December 24, 2018

    Disability Statistics in the United States

    Many people are surprised to learn how much of the population lives with a disability.
    November 29, 2018

    The Most Common Web Accessibility Issues to Avoid

    Since the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) came into effect in 1990, it has required that places of public...
    November 3, 2017

    What Is an Example of Accessibility?

    Sometimes, we're asked, "What is an example of accessibility?" An example of accessibility would be any content or...
    November 24, 2020

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