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    Want to Understand Accessibility? Get Your Hands Dirty

    There is no replacement for hands-on experience. If you want to better understand digital accessibility, get your...
    January 26, 2021

    Digital Accessibility Year in Review: 2020

    There was a lot of change and disruption in 2020, but the digital accessibility world was not put on pause. From...
    January 8, 2021

    U.S. Businesses Potentially Spent Billions on Legal Fees for Inaccessible Websites in 2020

    In a bombshell report published by Accessibility.com, the organization estimated that 265,000 website...
    January 7, 2021

    Non-Techie Tips for Inclusive and Accessible Virtual Holiday Parties

    Throwing a virtual holiday party that everyone can participate in isn't about not getting sued. Like the party...
    December 15, 2020

    Google's New Look to Speak App Lets You Communicate through Eye-Gaze Tracking

    This week, Google announced Look to Speak, a free Android app that uses your phone's front-facing camera to have...
    December 11, 2020

    Get Your Braille and Large Print Letters from Santa: 2020

    For children, a letter from Santa Claus can add to the magic of the holiday season. Many countries set up special...
    November 27, 2020

    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

    Microsoft’s Asia-Pacific Enabler Program Aims to Drive Economic Growth Through Accessibility

    In September, tech giant Microsoft launched the Microsoft Enabler Program, an initiative aimed at removing...
    October 27, 2020

    Fixing Accessibility Is Important, But Planning for Accessibility Is Better

    Web accessibility is always a worthwhile undertaking, regardless of whether you’re preparing to launch a new...
    October 20, 2020

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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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