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    EU Moves Toward Mandated Mobile App Accessibility

    The European Commission is currently developing a range of website accessibility guidelines specific to mobile...
    September 26, 2017

    Judge Seeks Clarity in Website Accessibility Case for the Visually Impaired

    The lack of oversight for website accessibility requirements denies rights to people with disabilities and puts...
    September 12, 2017

    Digital Accessibility Legislation: What Lawmakers Must Consider

    The purpose of an accessibility bill is to legally enforce the changes organizations must make to do the right...
    September 1, 2017

    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

    What is the AODA?

    Enacted in 2005 in Ontario, Canada, the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) was created to...
    August 18, 2017

    Recent Internet Accessibility Cases Suggest Stricter Enforcement

    People with disabilities are often prevented from using the internet in its full capacity because of the lack of...
    August 11, 2017

    Website Accessibility Lawsuits Expected to Rise from Trump Administration

    Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) prohibits discrimination on the basis of disability. This...
    August 3, 2017

    How to Respond to a Letter from the OCR

    Have you received a letter from the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) notifying you that your website violates federal...
    July 26, 2017

    What is Digital Inclusion?

    The growth and widespread adoption of information and communications technology (ICT) has elevated the importance...
    July 22, 2017

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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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    How to Fix: "Buttons Do Not Have Accessible Names"

    The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) require interactive elements to have both a “label" and a “name.”...
    May 26, 2022

    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 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

    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

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