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    Will Fintech Growth Take Accessibility with It?

    The growth of fintech (financial technology) companies is off the charts. Funding levels indicate major investment...
    February 10, 2022

    How Screen Readers Are Used in Accessibility Testing

    Is your website accessible for screen reader users?
    February 9, 2022

    6 Common Web Accessibility Compliance Mistakes to Avoid in 2022

    In 2021, thousands of U.S. businesses faced web accessibility lawsuits — and that number is expected to rise in...
    February 2, 2022

    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

    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

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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

    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

    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

    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

    8 Common Image Alt Text Mistakes to Stop Making

    When alternative text, or using text to describe images and other non-text content, is done well, it improves both...
    March 17, 2020

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