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    5 Tips to Improve Website Experience for People with Cognitive Disabilities

    The digitization of everything is breaking down barriers and instantly connecting people across the planet....
    May 19, 2017

    Using CSS Floats with Image Links

    The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) is the primary standards organization for the World Wide Web (WWW). These...
    May 19, 2017

    Using Keyboard Emulators to Access the Web

    A keyboard emulator, also known as a virtual keyboard, is a software component that allows users to enter...
    May 18, 2017

    What You Need to Know About Visual Focus and Accessibility

    Visual focus is all about navigation. Users who rely heavily, or even solely, on a keyboard need clear on-screen...
    May 16, 2017

    How Contrast Ratio Pertains to Website Accessibility

    Contrast ratio refers to how bright or dark colors appear on screens. The more scientific definition is that...
    May 5, 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

    Testing Your Website Accessibility with Assistive Technology: Screen Readers

    When testing your website for accessibility issues, you need to use a variety of assistive technologies that most...
    March 28, 2017

    5 Tips to Improve Mobile Accessibility

    When it comes to improving mobile accessibility, there are many considerations to make for an optimal user...
    March 19, 2017

    Understanding Website Accessibility

    Most people take accessing the Internet for granted. We use it on our phones, computers, even televisions....
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    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

    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 Are Android Accessibility Features?

    Android accessibility features allow users to customize their device by modifying accessibility settings or apps...
    June 20, 2017

    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

    The Most Common Web Accessibility Issues to Avoid

    Since the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) came into effect in 1990, it has required that places of public...
    November 3, 2017

    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

    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

    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

    Is Website Accessibility Required Under the ADA

    When the Americans with Disabilities Act became law in 1990, modern communications technologies such as the...
    April 24, 2018

    Disability Statistics in the United States

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

    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 a11y?

    You may have seen the term "a11y" floating around the Internet as a hashtag or popping up in tech discussions....
    May 4, 2017

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