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    Why Your Website Needs Regular ADA Compliance Checks

    Ever since its passage in 1990, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) has helped people with disabilities in...
    October 19, 2018

    Web Design and Accessibility: Basics every new designer should know

    Designing for the web with accessibility in mind from the very beginning will empower new designers to create...
    October 12, 2018

    Ten Ways to Plan for Digital Accessibility with Your New Business

    If you’re planning to start a new business, you’re probably planning to have a great web presence to go along with...
    October 8, 2018

    The Basics and Importance of Color Contrast for Web Accessibility

    What is color contrast? For digital accessibility, the concept of color contrast is as critical as it is simple....
    October 1, 2018

    Back to School: Why Web Accessibility is Important for Education

    As an integral part of a fair and appropriate public education, web accessibility helps students of all ages and...
    September 6, 2018

    Why Developers Must Consider Alternate Input Devices for Web Accessibility

    When it comes to alternate input devices and WCAG 2.1 compliance, developers should:
    August 27, 2018

    How Screen Magnification Software Makes Web Accessibility Possible

    When it comes to screen magnification software and WCAG 2.1 compliance developers should:
    August 21, 2018

    How Braille Displays Help Users with Visual Impairments Access the Web

    Ways that refreshable braille displays are covered in WCAG 2.1:
    August 16, 2018

    Why Screen Readers Are Essential for Website Accessibility

    An estimated 2.3 percent of the U.S. population—7.3 million people—have some form of visual disability ranging...
    August 13, 2018

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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

    How to Fix: "Buttons Do Not Have Accessible Names"

    The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) require interactive elements to have both a “label" and a “name.”...
    May 26, 2022

    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

    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'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

    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

    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 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

    Web Accessibility Tips: Don't Disable Zooming (Yes, Even On Mobile)

    If your users can’t zoom in on your content, you’re probably making a mistake. Zooming (or scaling) is common,...
    October 14, 2022

    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

    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

    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

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