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    How Do "Burned In" Captions Affect Accessibility?

    Closed captions are essential for multimedia accessibility. There’s a strong business case for including captions...
    December 7, 2021

    What Is Accessibility in Mobile Apps?

    Mobile accessibility refers to an established set of practices that improve app functionality for people with...
    November 26, 2021

    What’s the Difference Between Manual and Automated Accessibility Testing?

    More organizations are recognizing the importance of digital accessibility, and a variety of new resources are...
    November 23, 2021

    Why Keyboard Traps Are One of the Most Frustrating Accessibility Issues

    To create an accessible website, you’ll need to understand how your design decisions and development mistakes can...
    November 16, 2021

    The Difference Between Accessibility Compliance and Accessibility Conformance

    Does your website conform with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines — or does it comply?
    November 15, 2021

    What Are the Differences Between Mobile and Website Accessibility?

    Digital accessibility is a set of practices that make the internet more usable for people with disabilities. These...
    November 10, 2021

    What Is Digital Accessibility?

    Digital accessibility is the practice of designing and developing web content in a way that accommodates everyone,...
    October 29, 2021

    Why Is A Web Accessibility Audit Important?

    A web accessibility audit determines whether a website is reasonably accessible for users with disabilities. The...
    October 19, 2021

    What Is Cognitive Accessibility?

    The term “cognitive accessibility" refers to inclusive practices that remove barriers for people whose...
    October 7, 2021

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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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