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    Becoming More Accessible on Instagram: What Creators Should Know

    Facebook’s Instagram has roughly one billion monthly active users, according to statistics website Statista. It’s...
    November 4, 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

    How To Build Accessible Tables

    By using data tables, your website can present detailed information in a straightforward way. However, without...
    October 28, 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

    Why Is A Web Accessibility Audit Important?

    A web accessibility audit determines whether a website is reasonably accessible for users with disabilities. The...
    October 19, 2021

    Becoming More Accessible on LinkedIn: Tips for Improving Your Reach

    LinkedIn is the world’s largest professional social network, and with more than 774 million members, it’s an...
    October 18, 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 Is California’s AB 434 Accessibility Law? (And Why It Matters)

    In the State of California, Assembly Bill No. 434 (AB 434) requires state agency websites to demonstrate...
    October 8, 2021

    Structuring Your Website for Accessibility: Avoid These Header Tag Mistakes

    Heading tags (also called header tags or H tags) are a semantic tool for providing structure to web content. If...
    October 6, 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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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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