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    6 Tips for Browsing the Web with Cognitive Disabilities or If You Have Trouble Understanding Web Content

    If you experience difficulty with reading, memory, focus, or problem-solving, and that difficulty interferes with...
    March 28, 2019

    We Already Fixed Our Website for Accessibility - Are we done?

    A common web accessibility myth is that accessibility is a one-time fix. Companies sometimes believe that because...
    March 26, 2019

    3 Tips for Browsing the Web If You Have Difficulty Using a Mouse

    Motor disabilities manifest themselves in different ways for each person. Symptoms such as pain, tics, tremors,...
    March 23, 2019

    5 Tips for Browsing the Web without Traditional Keyboard Use

    As they’ve been designed today, standard input devices such as keyboards and computer mice need a high degree of...
    March 22, 2019

    3 Tips for Easier Web Browsing with Hearing Disabilities

    From breaking news videos to audiobooks, multimedia content is increasingly important to people’s activities...
    March 21, 2019

    New Lookout App from Google Detects Surrounding Items for People with Visual Disabilities

    Google has announced that its Lookout app, which uses the phone's cameras and sensors to identify objects and...
    March 15, 2019

    3 Tips for Easier Web Browsing with Visual Disabilities

    Laws like the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) require that website content be made accessible to people with...
    March 15, 2019

    How Do We Perform Accessibility Testing for the Impact of Speech Disabilities?

    This is the fifth and final piece of our series dedicated to sharing a bit of what we look for when testing...
    March 7, 2019

    How Do We Perform Accessibility Testing for the Impact of Physical Disabilities?

    This article is the fourth in a five-part series dedicated to sharing what we look for when testing websites and...
    March 6, 2019

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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

    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

    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 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

    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

    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

    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 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

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