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    How to Make Video Accessible on the Internet

    Ever since the launch of YouTube in 2005, videos have become an essential part of the web browsing experience, and...
    July 6, 2017

    Boosting Web Accessibility in Social Media

    In today's Participation Age, social media maintains the pulse of the everyday — and that includes brand loyalty....
    July 5, 2017

    Alternative Text: What and Why

    What is Alternative Text? Alternative text carries several names which most in the IT field will recognize: "alt...
    June 30, 2017

    Landmark Judgement for the Visually Impaired: Court Rules Winn-Dixie Website Violates ADA

    In an unprecedented trial over website accessibility, a Florida judge has ruled that the national grocery chain...
    June 28, 2017

    How NVDA is used by People with Disabilities

    NVDA (NonVisual Desktop Access) is software that makes computers accessible and usable by individuals with...
    June 27, 2017

    How to Create an Accessible PDF in Adobe Acrobat

    The Portable Document Format (PDF) has become one of the most popular file types on the web. PDFs were developed...
    June 26, 2017

    User Agent Accessibility Guidelines

    There are many great tools and resources available to help people with disabilities access information or content...
    June 23, 2017

    How Does JAWS Help Navigate and Read Webpages?

    Blind and visually impaired computer users rely on screen readers to render descriptions of visual content through...
    June 22, 2017

    What Are Android Accessibility Features?

    Android accessibility features allow users to customize their device by modifying accessibility settings or apps...
    June 20, 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

    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

    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

    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

    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 a11y?

    You may have seen the term "a11y" floating around the Internet as a hashtag or popping up in tech discussions....
    May 4, 2017

    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

    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

    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'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

    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

    Why Autoplay Is an Accessibility No-No

    Web developers have plenty of tricks for keeping users engaged, and when properly implemented, most of those...
    September 21, 2020

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