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    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

    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

    How To Build Accessible Tables

    By using data tables, your website can present detailed information in a straightforward way. However, without...
    October 28, 2021

    Becoming More Accessible on YouTube: Adding Closed Captions and Other Tips

    Google’s YouTube is easily the world’s most popular video platform. With 1.86 billion users worldwide, the service...
    October 27, 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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