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    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

    5 Tips for Browsing the Web without Traditional Keyboard Use

    As they’ve been designed today, standard input devices such as keyboards and computer mice need a high degree of...
    March 22, 2019

    How to Get Web Accessibility Buy-In at Work

    Getting accessibility buy-in at work can make the difference between creating websites and apps that are usable...
    February 21, 2019

    How to Create Accessible Content and Designs for People with Dyslexia

    The concepts of digital accessibility are becoming known and understood by more people every day. As this...
    February 12, 2019

    A Guide to Facebook Closed Captioning for Accessibility

    How important is it to create videos that are accessible to all audiences? Consider this: Videos generate 12 times...
    January 30, 2019

    New W3C Recommendation: Accessible Name and Description Computation

    Last month, the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) released a new recommendation, "Accessible Name and Description...
    January 23, 2019

    YouTube Closed Captioning for Accessibility: Why and How

    Amazingly, online videos are still growing and aren’t going away anytime soon. According to Statista, the number...
    January 15, 2019

    Five Things You Might Not Know About Braille

    January 4 marks World Braille Day, a celebration of the reading and writing code used by some blind people. To...
    January 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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