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    Accessibility Analysis of Banking Industry Websites - 1Q2018

    People with compromised visual, auditory, cognitive, speech, or physical abilities often have difficulty accessing...
    March 14, 2018

    How Does a Government Shutdown Affect Web Accessibility?

    The January 2018 U.S. federal government shutdown lasted less than three days, but its impacts were felt by...
    January 29, 2018

    Improving Video Accessibility for State and Local Government Websites

    Videos are perhaps the web’s most powerful tool for educating and entertaining. Last year, YouTube reported that...
    January 18, 2018

    Web Accessibility and Local Governments: What You Need to Know

    By connecting citizens with their government and providing access to information, the web is one of the most...
    January 10, 2018

    School Districts and Web Accessibility: Where to Start

    A commitment to providing an excellent education requires a commitment to website accessibility. With more...
    December 6, 2017

    Website Accessibility Lawsuits Expected to Rise from Trump Administration

    Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) prohibits discrimination on the basis of disability. This...
    August 3, 2017

    What Is the OCR, and Why Are Schools Scrambling?

    Schools, school districts, and departments of education across the country are scrambling to avoid conflicts with...
    June 8, 2017

    ADA Title II & Title III Requirements for Websites

    The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is a comprehensive federal civil rights law prohibiting discrimination...
    December 5, 2016

    Clarification of Website Accessibility Guidelines on the Horizon

    State and local governments may soon get more clarification as to how to make their online presence more...
    April 8, 2013

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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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