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    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

    Understanding the Differences Between WCAG 2.2 and WCAG 3.0

    Digital accessibility can be overwhelming at first. Fortunately, the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) publishes the...
    November 8, 2021

    Understanding the Differences Between WCAG 2.1 and WCAG 2.2

    The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) are the consensus standards for digital accessibility. Published...
    November 3, 2021

    Designing for Color Contrast: Guidelines for Accessibility

    Color is a core element of web design. Designers may use it to direct attention or represent a brand, or they may...
    October 21, 2021

    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

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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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    Google's Lighthouse Accessibility Tests Are Helpful, But Not Perfect

    Google’s Chrome DevTools is an exceptionally useful resource for developers. With a few clicks, users can...
    December 3, 2021

    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...
    December 17, 2021

    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

    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

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