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    Accessibility Considerations for Excel Spreadsheets

    Microsoft Excel is a popular spreadsheet program used by many organizations, large and small. If an Excel workbook...
    July 28, 2017

    What is Digital Inclusion?

    The growth and widespread adoption of information and communications technology (ICT) has elevated the importance...
    July 22, 2017

    Online Retailers: How Crucial and Feasible is Accessibility?

    It is becoming more and more common for consumers to do their shopping strictly online. Amazon has lead the trend...
    July 21, 2017

    How Headings Help People with Disabilities Navigate a Website

    The structure of headings and subheadings is one of the most important elements of web design, not just for people...
    July 12, 2017

    Getting a Return on Your Investment Through Website Accessibility

    Many companies are devoting more time and money to making their websites and mobile applications more accessible...
    July 10, 2017

    Boosting Web Accessibility in Social Media

    In today's Participation Age, social media maintains the pulse of the everyday — and that includes brand loyalty....
    July 5, 2017

    Alternative Text: What and Why

    What is Alternative Text? Alternative text carries several names which most in the IT field will recognize: "alt...
    June 30, 2017

    How to Create an Accessible PDF in Adobe Acrobat

    The Portable Document Format (PDF) has become one of the most popular file types on the web. PDFs were developed...
    June 26, 2017

    How Does JAWS Help Navigate and Read Webpages?

    Blind and visually impaired computer users rely on screen readers to render descriptions of visual content through...
    June 22, 2017

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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

    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

    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

    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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