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    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

    World Parkinsons Day and Web Accessibility

    On April 11th, people across the globe will mark World Parkinson’s Day, which seeks to raise awareness to the...
    April 11, 2018

    Why Web Accessibility is Crucial for Digital Marketers

    The first rule of marketing is to know your target audience—yet, digital marketers often overlook people with...
    April 10, 2018

    4 Accessibility Tips for Web Developers

    There are various benefits to making your website more accessible, ranging from the moral to the financial....
    March 27, 2018

    Leveraging HTML for Web Accessibility

    When you hear the phrase “web accessibility,” you might first think about enhancements that are external to the...
    March 20, 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

    Dark Mode Can Improve Text Readability — But Not for Everyone

    Dark modes and themes are extremely popular and they’re frequently touted as an accessibility solution. While the...
    July 7, 2021

    Why Autoplay Is an Accessibility No-No

    Web developers have plenty of tricks for keeping users engaged, and when properly implemented, most of those...
    September 21, 2020

    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

    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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