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    Accessibility Improves Bounce Rates

    Implementing accessibility best practices on your website allows people with disabilities to consume your content...
    July 13, 2019

    Understanding WCAG 2.1 Success Criterion 4.1.3: Status Messages

    The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1 are the most up-to-date version of the most widely used...
    July 12, 2019

    8 Facts About Hearing Disabilities and Web Accessibility

    Deafness, hearing loss, and being hard of hearing are some of the most common disabilities in the U.S. and...
    July 3, 2019

    Accessibility Is Privacy and Security

    Advocates for digital accessibility and those in compliance and governance roles sometimes say that accessibility...
    July 2, 2019

    Not a Single 2020 Presidential Candidate's Website is Fully Accessible to People with Disabilities

    The websites of twenty two presidential candidates for the 2020 election were tested for accessibility by the...
    June 28, 2019

    Tips to Create an Accessible PowerPoint Presentation

    PowerPoint is many people's go-to program for creating presentations. It also tends to be highly visual with...
    June 21, 2019

    Is Web Accessibility a Fad?

    With so much recent focus on web accessibility, you might find yourself wondering: is it actually just a fad?
    June 19, 2019

    IKEA and Partners Unveil 3D-Printed Gaming Accessories That Will Improve Accessibility for Gamers

    Earlier this month, IKEA and partners announced a new line of gaming prototypes, UPPKOPPLA, that is meant to...
    June 14, 2019

    What if your customers could resolve accessibility issues in real-time?

    If a customer were visiting you in your store and needed assistance with something, most likely they would ask. If...
    June 12, 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

    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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