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    How Do "Burned In" Captions Affect Accessibility?

    Closed captions are essential for multimedia accessibility. There’s a strong business case for including captions...
    December 7, 2021

    Which WCAG Success Criteria Apply to Mobile Accessibility?

    Is your mobile content optimized for people with disabilities? If you’re not sure, you might need some help. The...
    December 6, 2021

    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

    4 Examples of Web Accessibility Accommodations (and Why They Help)

    Here are a four examples of web accessibility accommodations and how they can remove barriers for some users.
    December 2, 2021

    New Colorado Law Requires All Government Websites to Meet Accessibility Standards

    A new state law may have wide implications for digital accessibility in the United States. In July 2021, Colorado...
    December 1, 2021

    A Quick Style Guide for Writing Disability-Focused Content

    The first rule of writing is to know your audience — and to adapt your content to communicate with them...
    November 30, 2021

    What Is Accessibility in Mobile Apps?

    Mobile accessibility refers to an established set of practices that improve app functionality for people with...
    November 26, 2021

    Why Website ADA Compliance Testing is Essential

    The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is a landmark federal civil rights law that prohibits discrimination...
    November 25, 2021

    Does the ADA Require Mobile Websites and Apps to be Accessible?

    Mobile app and mobile website must comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The ADA is applicable to...
    November 24, 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

    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

    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 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

    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

    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

    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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