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    Structuring Your Website for Accessibility: Avoid These Header Tag Mistakes

    Heading tags (also called header tags or H tags) are a semantic tool for providing structure to web content. If...
    October 6, 2021

    What Are H Tags? How Headings Affect User Experience

    Heading tags (also referred to as H tags or header tags) are semantic HTML elements that help to organize your...
    September 30, 2021

    Web Design Mistakes That Impact Light-Sensitive Users

    Photophobia (extreme sensitivity to light) is a relatively common issue for people with low vision. People with...
    September 29, 2021

    What is ARIA? Common Misconceptions About Accessible Rich Internet Applications

    Websites are often designed with a specific audience in mind: People who use a keyboard and mouse to navigate. Of...
    September 22, 2021

    Does An Accessibility Statement Protect Against Litigation?

    The Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) recommends posting an accessibility statement for websites, mobile...
    September 3, 2021

    How To Make CAPTCHA Accessible To Everyone

    CAPTCHA technologies are commonplace on the internet. Per Built With, over 20 percent of the top 1 million...
    August 20, 2021

    WCAG 3.0 May Introduce New Rating Scale for Accessibility

    The W3C Web Accessibility Initiative is considering a new conformance model for Web Content Accessibility...
    August 11, 2021

    When Discussing Disabilities, Use Appropriate Language

    As your organization begins adopting an accessible mindset, you may want to open up discussions about diversity...
    August 10, 2021

    4 Digital Accessibility Features That Benefit Everyone

    Accessibility affects everyone, and all types of digital content can be improved by following the principles of...
    July 27, 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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