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    Does the Unruh Act Apply to Businesses That Aren't Based in California?

    California’s Unruh Civil Rights Act allows plaintiffs to sue for statutory damages of up to $4,000 per offense....
    January 19, 2023

    What Factors Affect Your Chances of a Web Accessibility Lawsuit?

    If your website isn’t accessible for users with disabilities, you’re taking a major risk. 
    January 18, 2023

    Building the Case for Web Accessibility: 3 Tips

    Changing your organization’s principles isn’t easy. However, when you’re starting a web accessibility initiative,...
    January 17, 2023

    Developer of Pokémon Go Sued for Alleged Web Accessibility Issues

    A New Jersey plaintiff accused Niantic Inc., the developer of the popular Pokémon Go mobile game, of violating the...
    January 16, 2023

    Text Spacing and Accessibility: Tips for Web Designers

    As a web designer, part of your job is making written text look good. That’s not always easy — in addition to...
    January 13, 2023

    5 Web Accessibility Barriers Frequently Cited in ADA Lawsuits

    In early 2022, the Department of Justice (DOJ) published guidance for meeting the web accessibility requirements...
    January 12, 2023

    4 Mistakes to Avoid When Using ARIA Roles

    To create accessible content, you need to clearly define the structure of your content. That’s where WAI-ARIA (Web...
    January 11, 2023

    3 Common Subheading Mistakes That Can Create Accessibility Issues

    When web pages are clearly organized with headings and subheadings, everyone benefits. Your readers can quickly...
    January 10, 2023

    Orca Screen Reader: An Overview for Developers and Content Creators

    Orca is an open-source, extensible screen reader and screen magnifier for Linux operating systems. 
    January 9, 2023

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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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    How to Fix: "Buttons Do Not Have Accessible Names"

    The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) require interactive elements to have both a “label" and a “name.”...
    May 26, 2022

    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 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

    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

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