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    Becoming More Accessible on YouTube: Adding Closed Captions and Other Tips

    Google’s YouTube is easily the world’s most popular video platform. With 1.86 billion users worldwide, the service...
    October 27, 2021

    7 Ways to Start Improving Website Accessibility Today

    It’s never too late to invest in website accessibility, and the reasons to do so are clear. Accessible web design...
    October 26, 2021

    5 Critical Factors For Making Your Government Website Accessible

    Generally speaking, government websites have issues with accessibility. A 2018 study from the Information...
    October 22, 2021

    Designing for Color Contrast: Guidelines for Accessibility

    Color is a core element of web design. Designers may use it to direct attention or represent a brand, or they may...
    October 21, 2021

    Becoming More Accessible on Twitter: Avoid These Accessibility Barriers

    With an advertising audience of 353 million users, Twitter is one of the world’s largest social media platforms —...
    October 20, 2021

    Why Is A Web Accessibility Audit Important?

    A web accessibility audit determines whether a website is reasonably accessible for users with disabilities. The...
    October 19, 2021

    Becoming More Accessible on LinkedIn: Tips for Improving Your Reach

    LinkedIn is the world’s largest professional social network, and with more than 774 million members, it’s an...
    October 18, 2021

    The Business Case for an Accessible Website

    Every enterprise has an ethical (and in some cases, a legal) responsibility to accommodate people with...
    October 15, 2021

    When User Testing for Accessibility, Involve People with Disabilities

    User testing is an essential process when introducing a new product or service — and it’s a crucial consideration...
    October 14, 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

    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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