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    What Are H Tags? How Headings Affect User Experience

    Heading tags (also referred to as H tags or header tags) are semantic HTML elements that help to organize your...
    September 30, 2021

    Web Design Mistakes That Impact Light-Sensitive Users

    Photophobia (extreme sensitivity to light) is a relatively common issue for people with low vision. People with...
    September 29, 2021

    Making Pages Accessible for People with Visual Field Scotomas

    According to the National Institutes of Health, about 6 percent of Americans aged 12 or older have visual...
    September 28, 2021

    What Are the Fundamentals of Mobile Accessibility?

    According to Pew Research, 85 percent of Americans own a smartphone; about half of Americans own a tablet. 15...
    September 27, 2021

    Training Your Customer Service Team with an Accessible Mindset

    Great customer service improves customer retention and adds value to your products and services. Accessibility...
    September 24, 2021

    The 5 Most Common Website Accessibility Issues (And How To Fix Them)

    Every year since 2019, the Institute for Disability Research, Policy, and Practice’s WebAIM project has published...
    September 23, 2021

    What Are The Fundamentals Of Web Accessibility?

    The basic definition of web accessibility is fairly straightforward: It’s the practice of making design and...
    September 21, 2021

    Why Accessible Websites Do Better in Search Rankings

    Accessible websites are better websites overall — when developers make improvements to accommodate people with...
    September 20, 2021

    Avoid "Keyboard Traps" To Make Your Site More Accessible

    While some accessibility issues cause minor annoyances for users, others have more severe consequences: If your...
    September 17, 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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