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    Australia Digital Accessibility Laws: An Overview

    About 4.4 million Australian adults live with some form of disability — roughly 18% of the country’s population....
    April 5, 2022

    ADA Website Lawsuits Rise Under Biden Administration

    Shortly after President Biden’s inauguration, Whitehouse.gov was fully redesigned with a number of improvements...
    April 1, 2022

    New Zealand’s Web Accessibility Laws: An Overview

    New Zealand has relatively clear requirements for digital content, which are detailed in two laws: The Online...
    March 30, 2022

    New Department of Justice ADA Web Accessibility Statement: Clear Guidance or More of the Same?

    On March 18, the Department of Justice (DOJ) issued a statement that got many people excited, pointing to...
    March 29, 2022

    European Union Accessibility Laws: An Overview

    Digital accessibility laws vary greatly from country to country, which can make compliance confusing for content...
    March 24, 2022

    Ireland Digital Accessibility Laws: An Overview

    The Republic of Ireland requires public and private organizations to maintain accessible digital resources for...
    February 28, 2022

    The Equality Act of 2010 and British Standards for Web Accessibility

    In Britain, public- and private-sector organizations must provide accessible digital resources. The Equality Act...
    February 24, 2022

    India Digital Accessibility Laws: An Overview

    In India, public and private organizations have a legal responsibility to provide accessible content for people...
    February 14, 2022

    United Kingdom Digital Accessibility Laws: An Overview

    If your organization operates in the United Kingdom, do you have a responsibility to maintain an accessible...
    February 3, 2022
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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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