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    2019 Forecast: 3 Major Digital Marketing Trends and Accessibility

    The new year promises to be an interesting study in emerging digital marketing trends that, with thoughtful...
    January 2, 2019

    2018 Web Accessibility Recap: What Happened This Year?

    2018 is in our rear-view mirror, which means that now is the perfect opportunity to look back on some of the most...
    December 31, 2018

    Introduction to ARIA for Web Accessibility

    What is ARIA? WAI-ARIA (Web Accessibility Initiative – Accessible Rich Internet Applications), often referred to...
    December 21, 2018

    Give Yourself an Accessibility Test: Zoom Your Page to 200%

    People sometimes assume that spotting accessibility issues requires highly-technical knowledge and expensive...
    December 20, 2018

    Instagram Now Uses Artificial Intelligence for Alt Text

    Instagram just implemented major accessibility improvements that could transform how the platform is used by...
    December 18, 2018

    Give Yourself an Accessibility Test: Don't Use a Mouse

    If you had to, could you move around your favorite website, catch up on the day's news, or complete a purchase...
    December 17, 2018

    Accessibility and the Internet of Things

    We live in an exciting age: technological development is advancing at a breakneck pace, and seems to be getting...
    December 15, 2018

    Get Your Letters from Santa in Braille

    Santa Clause knows Braille? You bet! It’s that special time of year — the bite of winter is in the air,...
    December 5, 2018

    Recognizing the International Day of Persons with Disabilities

    What is the International Day of Persons with Disabilities? Today is the global observance of the International...
    December 3, 2018

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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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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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