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    How Do I Know If an Image Needs Alt Text?

    Providing alternative text (alt text) to images is one of the most effective ways to immediately make content more...
    February 7, 2022

    Understanding the W3C's Accessibility Conformance Testing (ACT) Requirements

    The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) are the international standard for digital accessibility, and to...
    February 4, 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...
    February 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? 
    January 25, 2022

    How Much Do "Reasonable Accommodations" Cost? Not Much.

    In the United States, Canada, and many other nations, employers have a legal responsibility to provide “reasonable...
    January 24, 2022

    Do I Need to Write Podcast Transcripts for Accessibility?

    For many brands, audio content provides an excellent opportunity for engagement. Podcasts have steadily gained...
    January 18, 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...
    January 12, 2022

    WCAG Level AAA Success Criteria Are Strict, But They're Still Worth Your Attention

    Published by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) are the most...
    January 7, 2022

    Claiming Conformance with WCAG? Make Sure You Follow These Steps

    By following the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG), your brand can offer a better experience for users...
    December 9, 2021
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    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

    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 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

    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 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

    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

    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

    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

    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...
    July 7, 2021

    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 Autoplay Is an Accessibility No-No

    Web developers have plenty of tricks for keeping users engaged, and when properly implemented, most of those...
    September 21, 2020

    What is color contrast?

    Colors are an essential feature of web design and how they're used is a core consideration of a website's or app's...
    April 20, 2019

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