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    5 Critical Factors For Making Your Government Website Accessible

    Generally speaking, government websites have issues with accessibility. A 2018 study from the Information...
    October 22, 2021

    What Is California’s AB 434 Accessibility Law? (And Why It Matters)

    In the State of California, Assembly Bill No. 434 (AB 434) requires state agency websites to demonstrate...
    October 8, 2021

    What Webmasters Should Know About the U.S. Rehabilitation Act

    Digital accessibility is essential for expanding your audience and providing equitable service — and, in the...
    September 15, 2021

    Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA): Addressing Common Questions

    The Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) recently passed an important deadline, and many...
    July 13, 2021

    Australia’s Covid Vaccine Finder Website Allegedly Fails to Meet Web Accessibility Standards

    Some Australians must allegedly overcome unnecessary barriers to schedule COVID-19 vaccinations due to...
    March 30, 2021

    Overview of the Financial Penalties of AODA Non-Compliance

    Ontario businesses that don’t prioritize accessibility may soon face significant penalties. Enacted in 2005, the...
    March 26, 2021

    White House Embraces WCAG with Accessibility Updates

    President Joe Biden’s administration has revamped the official Whitehouse.gov website, implementing new features...
    January 29, 2021

    Congress Did Not Pass ADA Amendment Clarifying Web Accessibility Standards

    The Online Accessibility Act, introduced on October 2, 2020, did not pass during the 116th session of Congress....
    January 19, 2021

    AODA Accessibility Compliance Report Deadline Extended to June 30, 2021

    Ontario has extended the deadline to file an AODA accessibility compliance report to June 30, 2021, from December...
    December 29, 2020
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    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 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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    Disability Statistics in the United States

    Many people are surprised to learn how much of the population lives with a disability.
    November 29, 2018

    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

    The Most Common Web Accessibility Issues to Avoid

    Since the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) came into effect in 1990, it has required that places of public...
    November 3, 2017

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