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    Why Web Accessibility is Important: 4 Reasons to Create Accessible Content

    The internet belongs to everyone — but not everyone enjoys equivalent access. According to a 2021 report from...
    January 5, 2022

    How Can I Ensure That Multimedia Content Is Accessible?

    When you design with an accessible mindset, your goal is to consider all of your users, not a certain subset of...
    December 31, 2021

    Understanding How People With Disabilities Use Mobile Devices 

    For content creators, mobile accessibility is a crucial consideration. About 26% of U.S. adults live with some...
    December 28, 2021

    Creating Accessible Content for People Who Use Eye-Tracking Devices

    Eye-tracking devices (also called eye trackers) are an assistive technology developed for people with mobility...
    December 22, 2021

    Why Cognitive Function Tests Create Accessibility Issues

    Is your website accessible for people with cognitive disabilities? If not, you’re limiting your audience....
    December 10, 2021

    Analytics Tools Can't Track Screen Readers — And Shouldn't

    When beginning an accessibility initiative, there’s a strong temptation to collect and analyze data. Does your...
    December 8, 2021

    How Do "Burned In" Captions Affect Accessibility?

    Closed captions are essential for multimedia accessibility. There’s a strong business case for including captions...
    December 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

    4 Examples of Web Accessibility Accommodations (and Why They Help)

    Here are a four examples of web accessibility accommodations and how they can remove barriers for some users.
    December 2, 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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

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