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    Tips for Meeting WCAG 1.4.13: Content on Hover or Focus

    The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) includes many success criteria addressing focus, which indicates...
    October 25, 2022

    What Do the Justice Department's New ADA Standards Mean for Private Businesses?

    Towards the end of July, the Department of Justice (DOJ) announced plans to publish new rules for Title II of the...
    October 24, 2022

    Accessibility Tips: Using the DIV and SPAN Elements

    Usually, you want use HTML to convey meaning about the structure of your website. However, two HTML elements are...
    October 21, 2022

    Make Your Website More Accessible: Break Up Long Bullet Points

     Some accessibility issues can prevent some people from using your website. Others create minor annoyances — but...
    October 20, 2022

    Why Google Lighthouse Scores Aren't Useful for Evaluating Accessibility

    Google Lighthouse is an open-source tool that provides insights about the quality of web pages. It’s commonly used...
    October 19, 2022

    Why Businesses Struggle with Web Accessibility (And How to Fix It)

    An accessible website means more traffic, better search engine optimization (SEO), reduced exposure to lawsuits,...
    October 18, 2022

    How Web Accessibility Can Benefit People with Dyslexia

    October is Dyslexia Awareness Month, and throughout the month, organizations like the International Dyslexia...
    October 17, 2022

    Web Accessibility Tips: Don't Disable Zooming (Yes, Even On Mobile)

    If your users can’t zoom in on your content, you’re probably making a mistake. Zooming (or scaling) is common,...
    October 14, 2022

    Can You Face Multiple ADA Web Accessibility Lawsuits?

    You’ve received a web accessibility demand letter that alleges violations with the Americans with Disabilities Act...
    October 13, 2022

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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

    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

    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

    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

    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 a11y?

    You may have seen the term "a11y" floating around the Internet as a hashtag or popping up in tech discussions....
    May 4, 2017

    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

    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

    Google's Lighthouse Accessibility Tests Are Helpful, But Not Perfect

    Google’s Chrome DevTools is an exceptionally useful resource for developers. With a few clicks, users can...
    December 3, 2021

    What's The Difference Between WCAG Level A, Level AA, and Level AAA?

    In order to embrace web accessibility as a priority, you need to set goals and track your progress. The Web...
    December 17, 2021

    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

    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

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