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    Boosting Web Accessibility in Social Media

    In today's Participation Age, social media maintains the pulse of the everyday — and that includes brand loyalty....
    July 5, 2017

    Alternative Text: What and Why

    What is Alternative Text? Alternative text carries several names which most in the IT field will recognize: "alt...
    June 30, 2017

    Landmark Judgement for the Visually Impaired: Court Rules Winn-Dixie Website Violates ADA

    In an unprecedented trial over website accessibility, a Florida judge has ruled that the national grocery chain...
    June 28, 2017

    How NVDA is used by People with Disabilities

    NVDA (NonVisual Desktop Access) is software that makes computers accessible and usable by individuals with...
    June 27, 2017

    How to Create an Accessible PDF in Adobe Acrobat

    The Portable Document Format (PDF) has become one of the most popular file types on the web. PDFs were developed...
    June 26, 2017

    How Does JAWS Help Navigate and Read Webpages?

    Blind and visually impaired computer users rely on screen readers to render descriptions of visual content through...
    June 22, 2017

    What Are Android Accessibility Features?

    Android accessibility features allow users to customize their device by modifying accessibility settings or apps...
    June 20, 2017

    Managed Care Programs Must Have Digital Information Comply With Modern Accessibility Standards

    Effective July 1, 2017, new Medicaid rules will require managed care programs to have digital information comply...
    June 16, 2017

    What are iOS Accessibility Features?

    Apple’s iOS customizable accessibility features are truly a lifesaver if you take the time to configure them to...
    June 14, 2017

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    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 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 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

    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

    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 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 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

    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 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

    The Most Common Web Accessibility Issues to Avoid

    Since the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) came into effect in 1990, it has required that places of public...
    November 3, 2017

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