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    Web Accessibility – What You Need to Know

    In today’s world, owning and operating a website that doesn’t provide the same services to a disabled person that...
    October 18, 2017

    Navigating Web Accessibility During Natural Disasters

    Following the recent spate of catastrophic storms that have bombarded the United States, stories have emerged in...
    September 21, 2017

    Internet Closed Captioning Requirements

    Over the last few years, important progress has been made in ensuring that the majority of the video content...
    August 24, 2017

    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

    What is the AODA?

    Enacted in 2005 in Ontario, Canada, the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) was created to...
    August 18, 2017

    Accessibility from the Ground Up: What to Consider When Developing a New Website

    The Internet is fundamentally intended for use by people of all physical and mental abilities, all around the...
    August 7, 2017

    Giving Your Hotel an Edge Online by Catering to the Disabled

    There are roughly 53 million adults living with a disability in the United States. That's about one-fifth of the...
    August 1, 2017

    How Does Ghotit Help People with Dyslexia Access the Internet?

    Ghotit is a company that primarily provides tools that act as spelling and grammar checks for texts. Uniquely, its...
    July 29, 2017

    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

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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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