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    Hy-Vee, Inc. Reaches Accessibility Agreement with Justice Department

    One of the Midwest’s largest pharmacy chains will take immediate steps to improve digital accessibility on its...
    December 27, 2021

    What’s In a Typical ADA Website Claim?

    If you operate a website, you have a legal responsibility to make reasonable accommodations for people with...
    December 15, 2021

    New York State Agrees to Fix Accessibility Barriers On COVID-19 Vaccination Website

    On October 5, 2021, the United States Justice Department announced agreements with New York State and local...
    November 29, 2021

    What Webmasters Should Know About the U.S. Rehabilitation Act

    Digital accessibility is essential for expanding your audience and providing equitable service — and, in the...
    September 15, 2021

    WCAG 3.0 May Introduce New Rating Scale for Accessibility

    The W3C Web Accessibility Initiative is considering a new conformance model for Web Content Accessibility...
    August 11, 2021

    Congress Did Not Pass ADA Amendment Clarifying Web Accessibility Standards

    The Online Accessibility Act, introduced on October 2, 2020, did not pass during the 116th session of Congress....
    January 19, 2021

    Lawsuit: Absentee Ballots in Michigan Aren't Accessible, Putting Blind Voters at Risk, Stripping Their Rights

    Voters in Michigan are encouraged to stay home and vote via absentee ballots due to COVID-19. For voters who are...
    April 28, 2020

    Adult Website Pornhub Sued Over Closed Captions

    A New York man is suing Pornhub over the lack of closed captioning on videos.
    January 27, 2020

    Gift Card Accessibility: Electronic Gift Cards Must Be Accessible, Too

    Retailers and restaurants nationwide are taking notice of the new attention — and lawsuits — surrounding gift...
    January 21, 2020

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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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