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    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

    Introduction to ARIA for Web Accessibility

    What is ARIA? WAI-ARIA (Web Accessibility Initiative – Accessible Rich Internet Applications), often referred to...
    December 21, 2018

    Give Yourself an Accessibility Test: Zoom Your Page to 200%

    People sometimes assume that spotting accessibility issues requires highly-technical knowledge and expensive...
    December 20, 2018

    Accessibility and the Internet of Things

    We live in an exciting age: technological development is advancing at a breakneck pace, and seems to be getting...
    December 15, 2018

    Understanding WCAG 2.1 Guideline 2.5: Input Modalities

    Earlier this year, the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) received a welcomed update. Since 2008, WCAG...
    December 7, 2018

    How to Introduce People to Digital Accessibility: 7 Tips

    You're an advocate for disability rights and digital accessibility and you want to introduce somebody to the...
    November 27, 2018

    National Epilepsy Awareness Month

    November is National Epilepsy Awareness Month (NEAM), presenting an opportunity to highlight one of the most...
    November 3, 2018

    WCAG Success Criteria 3.1.1 and 3.1.2: Language of Page and Parts

    The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) include specific recommendations for how to make your site...
    October 17, 2018

    What is National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM)?

    October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM). NDEAM is a reminder and a celebration of the...
    October 15, 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

    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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