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    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

    Waiting for an ADA Demand Letter to Take Accessibility Seriously?

    Web accessibility lawsuits under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) are proliferating, with thousands filed...
    December 9, 2019

    Supreme Court Denies Petition to Hear Domino's Accessibility Case

    The Domino's accessibility case will not be heard by the Supreme Court of the United States, with the company's...
    October 8, 2019

    How to Hire Top Talent with an Accessibility Mindset

    As a business, you want to hire the best candidates for the job. However, you also want to emphasize accessibility...
    September 20, 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

    Back to School: Accessibility Considerations

    It's that time of year and millions of students and their families across the country are getting ready for the...
    August 17, 2019

    Senators Push Attorney General Barr for Answers on Web Accessibility Under the ADA

    On July 30, Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley, joined by six other senators, sent a letter to U.S. Attorney General Barr...
    August 3, 2019

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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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