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    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

    4 Questions to Ask Before Using ARIA

    WAI-ARIA (Web Accessibility Initiative - Accessible Rich Internet Applications), also referred to as ARIA, is a...
    January 31, 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

    Do Microsoft Word Docs Need to Be Accessible?

    The goal of digital accessibility is to create more useful content for everyone, and that goal isn’t restricted to...
    January 13, 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

    Japan’s Digital Accessibility Laws: An Overview

    In the United States, businesses have a legal responsibility to provide accessible digital content. The Americans...
    January 3, 2022

    How Can I Ensure That Multimedia Content Is Accessible?

    When you design with an accessible mindset, your goal is to consider all of your users, not a certain subset of...
    December 31, 2021

    Can You Get Sued for Having an Inaccessible Website?

    Each year, thousands of businesses face lawsuits for alleged violations of Title III of the Americans with...
    December 30, 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

    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

    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 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

    8 Common Image Alt Text Mistakes to Stop Making

    When alternative text, or using text to describe images and other non-text content, is done well, it improves both...
    March 17, 2020

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