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    Hy-Vee, Inc. Reaches Accessibility Agreement with Justice Department

    One of the Midwest’s largest pharmacy chains will take immediate steps to improve digital accessibility on its...
    December 27, 2021

    What's The Difference Between An Accessibility Test and an Accessibility Audit?

    To build an accessible website or mobile application, you’ll need to determine whether your content conforms with...
    December 24, 2021

    Tips for Making Multimedia Accessible for People With Hearing Disabilities

    Is your multimedia content accessible for people with hearing disabilities? If you’ve never considered this...
    December 23, 2021

    5 Common Misconceptions About WAI-ARIA and Accessibility

    If you’re looking for ways to make your web content more accessible for people who use assistive technologies,...
    December 20, 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

    What Does “508 Testing” for Websites Really Mean?

    Equivalent access is a crucial priority for public websites. 26 percent of US adults live with some form of...
    December 14, 2021

    What Does ‘Website ADA Testing’ Really Mean?

    For U.S. businesses, digital accessibility isn’t optional. Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)...
    December 13, 2021

    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

    Which WCAG Success Criteria Apply to Mobile Accessibility?

    Is your mobile content optimized for people with disabilities? If you’re not sure, you might need some help. The...
    December 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

    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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