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    New Colorado Law Requires All Government Websites to Meet Accessibility Standards

    A new state law may have wide implications for digital accessibility in the United States. In July 2021, Colorado...
    December 1, 2021

    New York State Agrees to Fix Accessibility Barriers On COVID-19 Vaccination Website

    On October 5, 2021, the United States Justice Department announced agreements with New York State and local...
    November 29, 2021

    Why Website ADA Compliance Testing is Essential

    The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is a landmark federal civil rights law that prohibits discrimination...
    November 25, 2021

    What is the European Union’s Web Accessibility Directive?

    About 135 million people in Europe live with some form of disability, and the number is expected to increase as...
    November 19, 2021

    WCAG 2.1 vs WCAG 3.0: How Accessibility Standards Change

    Digital accessibility is a crucial priority for organizations of all sizes, and the Web Content Accessibility...
    November 18, 2021

    Why Keyboard Traps Are One of the Most Frustrating Accessibility Issues

    To create an accessible website, you’ll need to understand how your design decisions and development mistakes can...
    November 16, 2021

    The Difference Between Accessibility Compliance and Accessibility Conformance

    Does your website conform with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines — or does it comply?
    November 15, 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

    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

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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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