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    The 5 Most Common Website Accessibility Issues (And How To Fix Them)

    Every year since 2019, the Institute for Disability Research, Policy, and Practice’s WebAIM project has published...
    September 23, 2021

    What is ARIA? Common Misconceptions About Accessible Rich Internet Applications

    Websites are often designed with a specific audience in mind: People who use a keyboard and mouse to navigate. Of...
    September 22, 2021

    What Are The Fundamentals Of Web Accessibility?

    The basic definition of web accessibility is fairly straightforward: It’s the practice of making design and...
    September 21, 2021

    Why Accessible Websites Do Better in Search Rankings

    Accessible websites are better websites overall — when developers make improvements to accommodate people with...
    September 20, 2021

    Avoid These Common Mistakes When Testing for Accessibility

    Over one billion people worldwide live with some form of disability, and digital accessibility is a growing...
    September 16, 2021

    What Webmasters Should Know About the U.S. Rehabilitation Act

    Digital accessibility is essential for expanding your audience and providing equitable service — and, in the...
    September 15, 2021

    Does Live Chat Make a Site Less Accessible?

    Live chat resources can be extraordinarily helpful for internet users. They’re also excellent tools for creating...
    September 14, 2021

    Think Twice Before Writing Your Own Accessibility Statement

    An accessibility statement describes goals, policies, and accomplishments related to digital accessibility. It’s...
    September 13, 2021

    What Is Redundant Entry, and How Does It Affect Accessibility?

    Redundant entry occurs when a website requires users to enter the same information more than once. At best,...
    September 8, 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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