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    What Content Creators Should Know About WCAG 3.0

    In January 2021, the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) published a working draft of the Web Content Accessibility...
    October 11, 2021

    Avoid Accessibility Issues When Using ARIA's "Application" Role

    WAI-ARIA (Web Accessibility Initiative - Accessible Rich Internet Applications), often referred to as ARIA, is a...
    October 5, 2021

    Becoming More Accessible on Facebook: 4 Tips for Reaching a Broader Audience

    Each social media platform has different accessibility features and limitations. With more than 2.7 billion...
    October 4, 2021

    Make Your Digital Media More Accessible By Providing Options

    When designers set out to build an inclusive website, mobile app, or digital platform, they may be tempted to...
    October 1, 2021

    What Are H Tags? How Headings Affect User Experience

    Heading tags (also referred to as H tags or header tags) are semantic HTML elements that help to organize your...
    September 30, 2021

    Web Design Mistakes That Impact Light-Sensitive Users

    Photophobia (extreme sensitivity to light) is a relatively common issue for people with low vision. People with...
    September 29, 2021

    Making Pages Accessible for People with Visual Field Scotomas

    According to the National Institutes of Health, about 6 percent of Americans aged 12 or older have visual...
    September 28, 2021

    What Are the Fundamentals of Mobile Accessibility?

    According to Pew Research, 85 percent of Americans own a smartphone; about half of Americans own a tablet. 15...
    September 27, 2021

    Training Your Customer Service Team with an Accessible Mindset

    Great customer service improves customer retention and adds value to your products and services. Accessibility...
    September 24, 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

    Dark Mode Can Improve Text Readability — But Not for Everyone

    Dark modes and themes are extremely popular and they’re frequently touted as an accessibility solution. While the...
    July 7, 2021

    Why Autoplay Is an Accessibility No-No

    Web developers have plenty of tricks for keeping users engaged, and when properly implemented, most of those...
    September 21, 2020

    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

    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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