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    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

    Introduced Online Accessibility Act Would Amend ADA, Clarify Web Accessibility Compliance Standards

    The Online Accessibility Act was introduced to Congress on October 2 in bipartisan fashion by Congressmen Lou...
    October 5, 2020

    Key EU Web Accessibility Directive Deadline Passes

    Websites in European Union countries must now comply with the European Accessibility Act (EAA) and the European...
    October 2, 2020

    Tracking Lack of Accessibility in Absentee Ballots

    The Covid-19 pandemic is widely expected to have a significant effect on the Nov. 3 election, and many voters...
    September 10, 2020

    Annual OCR Report, Touting Dedication to Website Accessibility, Delivered with Major Accessibility Flaws

    Last week, the U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights (OCR) released its Annual Report to the...
    August 4, 2020

    CCPA Still Expected to Be Enforced Starting July 1, Requires Accessible Notices and Policies

    The California Attorney General is expected to direct his office to begin enforcing the California Consumer...
    June 3, 2020

    Lawsuit: Absentee Ballots in Michigan Aren't Accessible, Putting Blind Voters at Risk, Stripping Their Rights

    Voters in Michigan are encouraged to stay home and vote via absentee ballots due to COVID-19. For voters who are...
    April 28, 2020

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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

    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

    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

    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

    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 a11y?

    You may have seen the term "a11y" floating around the Internet as a hashtag or popping up in tech discussions....
    May 4, 2017

    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

    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

    Google's Lighthouse Accessibility Tests Are Helpful, But Not Perfect

    Google’s Chrome DevTools is an exceptionally useful resource for developers. With a few clicks, users can...
    December 3, 2021

    What's The Difference Between WCAG Level A, Level AA, and Level AAA?

    In order to embrace web accessibility as a priority, you need to set goals and track your progress. The Web...
    December 17, 2021

    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

    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

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