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    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

    Latest Public Draft of WCAG 2.2 Features Nine New Success Criteria, Other Updates

    The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines will soon be enhanced with the updates pending in WCAG 2.2. On August 11,...
    September 9, 2020

    Should You Test Mobile Apps for Accessibility? Here's What the Stats Say

    Mobile app accessibility ensures that people with disabilities can access the full range of a mobile app’s...
    July 21, 2020

    Should Your Brand Partners Review Image Alt Text?

    Many companies are familiar with the advantages of using alt text to describe images and objects on their website....
    June 16, 2020

    Why Consistency is Important to Accessible Design

    Just as designing and structuring images, videos, links and all of the individual elements of a web page is an...
    May 12, 2020

    4 Often-Overlooked Accessibility Mistakes (And What To Do Instead)

    Digital accessibility isn't always about major overhauls or site redesigns. Sometimes, looking out for the little...
    March 3, 2020

    First Public Draft of WCAG 2.2 Published

    On February 27, W3C published a working draft of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.2. This first...
    February 28, 2020

    Five Key Accessibility Considerations for Chatbots

    With a growing number of businesses now using or implementing chatbots to manage and expand their customer base,...
    February 18, 2020

    Xbox Accessibility Guidelines Provide Best Practices So More Gamers Can Play

    To further their mission of Xbox Accessibility, Microsoft released Xbox Accessibility Guidelines, "a set of best...
    November 22, 2019
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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

    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 Are Android Accessibility Features?

    Android accessibility features allow users to customize their device by modifying accessibility settings or apps...
    June 20, 2017

    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 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

    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

    Is Website Accessibility Required Under the ADA

    When the Americans with Disabilities Act became law in 1990, modern communications technologies such as the...
    April 24, 2018

    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

    Disability Statistics in the United States

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

    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

    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

    ADA and Website Accessibility Compliance: What's New in 2018

    The guiding principle of digital accessibility is providing equal access to all web users, including those with a...
    September 19, 2018

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