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    How The HTML Lang Attribute Helps Accessibility

    The HTML lang attribute allows developers to specify the language of a document, webpage, or element. It’s a...
    May 17, 2022

    How Do Refreshable Braille Displays Work?

    Many people with vision-related disabilities use screen readers to browse the web. Screen readers typically...
    May 5, 2022

    What Is Ableism? Fighting Assumptions About People with Disabilities

    Ableism is discrimination against people with disabilities. It assumes that people with “typical" abilities do...
    May 4, 2022

    Will Digital Accessibility Make My Website Ugly?

    What does an accessible website look like? That’s completely up to you — but adopting the best practices of web...
    April 29, 2022

    Exploring the Link Between Demand Generation and Web Accessibility

    Demand generation, also known as demand gen, focuses on building awareness of your brand at the top of the sales...
    March 3, 2022

    Web Accessibility on a Budget: How to Get Started for Free or Little Cost

    Some companies, especially small businesses, have concerns that website accessibility is cost prohibitive. They...
    March 1, 2022

    Apple’s Siri Changed Accessibility — But No Voice Assistant is Perfect

    For over a decade, Apple’s Siri has provided people with new ways to interact with their digital devices. Siri is...
    February 18, 2022

    Why Americans With Disabilities Use The Internet Less Frequently

    The United States has a digital divide, and it profoundly impacts the 1 in 4 Americans living with disabilities.
    February 17, 2022

    How Apple VoiceOver Is Used For Mobile Accessibility Testing

    In 2005, Apple debuted VoiceOver for macOS and iOS. VoiceOver outputs text as audio, enabling people with...
    February 11, 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

    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 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 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

    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

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