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    ADA and Website Accessibility Compliance: What's New in 2018

    The guiding principle of digital accessibility is providing equal access to all web users, including those with a...
    September 19, 2018

    National Immunization Awareness Month and Web Accessibility

    As August comes to a close we want to highlight the celebration of National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM)....
    August 29, 2018

    Attorneys General Urge Action and Clarity from Jeff Sessions, DOJ on Web Accessibility

    Citing a lack of clear guidance and an increase in accessibility lawsuits, 19 Attorneys General have petitioned...
    August 1, 2018

    WCAG 2.1 Principles Explained: Operability

    The release WCAG 2.1 has added some new guidelines that directly relate to the Operability Principle. Developers...
    July 19, 2018

    WCAG 2.1 Principles Explained: Perceivability

    The release WCAG 2.1 has added some new guidelines that directly relate to the Perceivability Principle....
    July 17, 2018

    2018’s Flood of Accessibility Lawsuits

    2018 has already seen around 1000 lawsuits filed that are related to website accessibility. Industries that are...
    July 12, 2018

    What the 4th of July Means for Accessibility

    In America, the declaration of the nation’s commitment that people with disabilities are afforded the same levels...
    July 3, 2018

    Why Web Accessibility Is Important for Transportation Network Companies

    The growth of ride-hailing mobile apps such as Uber and Lyft has transformed the way that people move and the...
    June 28, 2018

    PTSD Awareness Day

    National Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Awareness Day is dedicated to helping people better understand PTSD...
    June 26, 2018

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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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    Disability Statistics in the United States

    Many people are surprised to learn how much of the population lives with a disability.
    November 29, 2018

    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

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