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    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

    Do Emails Need to Be ADA Compliant?

    If your brand communicates with customers via email, you should take steps to make sure your emails are accessible...
    May 3, 2022

    Dragon Speech Recognition: How Voice Controls Improve Accessibility

    Assistive technologies provide people with a wider variety of ways to interact with digital content. In many...
    May 2, 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

    Choosing Benchmarking Metrics for Website Accessibility

    To create accessible digital content, you’ll need to track your progress — and in many cases, that’s easier said...
    April 28, 2022

    Web Accessibility Remediation: A Quick Guide for Getting Started

    Accessibility remediation refers to the process of removing barriers that affect people with disabilities. In...
    April 27, 2022

    Plain Old Semantic HTML: A Perfect Basis for Accessibility

    To create web content that works for as many users as possible, websites need structure. Not every user can...
    April 26, 2022

    8 Ways to Make Website Accessibility Easier (and Less Expensive)

    In a 2021 Forrester study, 84% of companies said that they are working towards digital accessibility, and for good...
    April 25, 2022

    Who Enforces Accessibility in Online and Digital Content?

    Digital accessibility isn’t optional. Most developed nations have laws prohibiting discrimination against people...
    April 22, 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

    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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