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    The Basics and Importance of Color Contrast for Web Accessibility

    What is color contrast? For digital accessibility, the concept of color contrast is as critical as it is simple....
    October 1, 2018

    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

    WCAG 2.1 Principles Explained: Robustness

    With only two success criteria, robustness is the shortest of the four WCAG 2.0 principles.WCAG 2.1 includes an...
    July 26, 2018

    WCAG 2.1 Principles Explained: Understandability

    In order for a website to be compatible with the WCAG 2.1 principle of understandability, developers need to be...
    July 24, 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

    International Children's Book Day and Web Accessibility

    Earlier this month educators, parents, and children around the world celebrated International Children’s Book Day....
    April 12, 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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