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    Google’s UX Algorithm Update Will Benefit Accessible Websites

    Google has announced an upcoming "page experience update," along with an accompanying algorithm update to...
    May 18, 2021

    What is ADA Testing?

    ADA testing is the process of evaluating and documenting the accessibility of a website or application in order to...
    May 6, 2021

    Web Accessibility Audits Offer a Measurable and Repeatable Approach to Compliance

    When a company chooses a proper audit and a robust partnership that includes maintenance and support over time,...
    April 13, 2021

    How Do I Make My Website Accessible?

    Making your website accessible to people with disabilities is one of the best ways to improve usability, brand...
    March 2, 2021

    The Importance of Having a Letter of Reasonable Accessibility®

    Many companies are concerned with not only achieving accessibility compliance, but also proving it. Given today's...
    February 26, 2021

    Congress Did Not Pass ADA Amendment Clarifying Web Accessibility Standards

    The Online Accessibility Act, introduced on October 2, 2020, did not pass during the 116th session of Congress....
    January 19, 2021

    AODA Accessibility Compliance Report Deadline Extended to June 30, 2021

    Ontario has extended the deadline to file an AODA accessibility compliance report to June 30, 2021, from December...
    December 29, 2020

    Nurture B2B Relationships with Accessible Content

    Most of the accessibility guidance out there focuses on teaching you how to be more mindful of how the public...
    December 1, 2020

    Accessibility Is the Key to Increasing Organic Traffic

    There may be no real estate more valuable than the first page of search engine results. So how do you get your...
    October 26, 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

    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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