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    Using Keyboard Emulators to Access the Web

    A keyboard emulator, also known as a virtual keyboard, is a software component that allows users to enter...
    May 18, 2017

    What You Need to Know About Visual Focus and Accessibility

    Visual focus is all about navigation. Users who rely heavily, or even solely, on a keyboard need clear on-screen...
    May 16, 2017

    How Contrast Ratio Pertains to Website Accessibility

    Contrast ratio refers to how bright or dark colors appear on screens. The more scientific definition is that...
    May 5, 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

    5 Must-Fix Accessibility Issues with Your PDFs

    In making your content more accessible to people with disabilities, the measures you take aren't limited to just...
    May 2, 2017

    Website Accessibility Isn't What You Think It Is: 10 Myths, Busted

    There are many myths and misconceptions when it comes to website accessibility. When site owners think about...
    April 13, 2017

    5 Tips to Improve Mobile Accessibility

    When it comes to improving mobile accessibility, there are many considerations to make for an optimal user...
    March 19, 2017

    Responsive Design and Accessibility

    Responsive design and accessibility are two concepts that are directly related in a number of ways. RD principles...
    January 27, 2017

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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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