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    If Your Accessibility Solution Can be Turned On and Off, You've Still Got an Accessibility Problem

    The rise in demand for accessible digital experiences has led to a surge in innovation around how to achieve...
    June 2, 2020

    Why Accessibility Must Be Part of Your Marketing Plan

    Marketing content that excludes people with disabilities, even unintentionally, prevents millions of people from...
    June 1, 2020

    5 Ways to Immediately Improve Website Accessibility with Zero Tech Knowledge

    Various partners and players within an organization or a campaign may wish they could somehow help to ensure a...
    May 26, 2020

    New CDC Study Reveals Autism Rates Among U.S. Adults

    The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently published the first U.S. study of the...
    May 19, 2020

    As Live Caption is Probably Coming to Chrome, a Reminder to Still Caption Your Videos

    Many people are familiar with closed captioning, maybe from TV shows or online videos. When captions are not...
    May 18, 2020

    Why Consistency is Important to Accessible Design

    Just as designing and structuring images, videos, links and all of the individual elements of a web page is an...
    May 12, 2020

    COVID-19 Information Has Been Very Visual. Here's What to Keep in Mind When Creating It.

    Over the past weeks and months, countless informational and tracking websites have been created to help people...
    May 12, 2020

    It's Time to Think of Accessibility as Customer Service

    Most companies are well aware of how important their customer service is. A positive customer service experience...
    May 5, 2020

    Is It Better to Fix an Existing Website's Accessibility or Build a Brand New One?

    If you're asking yourself this question, there's a chance you're feeling a bit overwhelmed as you read this and...
    April 27, 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

    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 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 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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