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    Israel’s Digital Accessibility Laws: An Overview

    If your company operates in Israel, do you have a responsibility to maintain an accessible website? 
    January 25, 2022

    How Much Do "Reasonable Accommodations" Cost? Not Much.

    In the United States, Canada, and many other nations, employers have a legal responsibility to provide “reasonable...
    January 24, 2022

    Understanding How People With Disabilities Use Mobile Devices 

    For content creators, mobile accessibility is a crucial consideration. About 26% of U.S. adults live with some...
    December 28, 2021

    New York State Agrees to Fix Accessibility Barriers On COVID-19 Vaccination Website

    On October 5, 2021, the United States Justice Department announced agreements with New York State and local...
    November 29, 2021

    What Is Digital Accessibility?

    Digital accessibility is the practice of designing and developing web content in a way that accommodates everyone,...
    October 29, 2021

    Why Accessibility Overlays On Your Website Can Make Things Worse

    Every webmaster wants to reach the broadest audience possible. That requires accessible design. A quarter of all...
    October 25, 2021

    4 Digital Accessibility Features That Benefit Everyone

    Accessibility affects everyone, and all types of digital content can be improved by following the principles of...
    July 27, 2021

    Can You Use Google Analytics to Find Accessibility Issues?

    Google Analytics is one of the most powerful free tools for monitoring traffic and website performance. It’s also...
    July 19, 2021

    Applauding the Challenge that Made 108,000 Course Files More Accessible in One Day

    Digital education platform Blackboard recently hosted its second Fix Your Content Day Challenge in honor of Global...
    June 8, 2021
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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

    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

    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 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

    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

    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

    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 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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