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    Give Yourself an Accessibility Test: Turn On High Contrast

    Most desktop and mobile devices now feature some version of a high contrast mode or inverted colors settings....
    August 26, 2019

    Use Caution with Automated Tools that Promise 100% Accessibility Compliance

    Automated accessibility testing tools, powered by artificial intelligence (AI) and code-scanning technology, can...
    August 23, 2019

    Back to School: Accessibility Considerations

    It's that time of year and millions of students and their families across the country are getting ready for the...
    August 17, 2019

    What Startups Need to Know About Accessibility

    Accessibility may be the furthest thing from your mind when you’re just trying to get your startup off the ground,...
    August 16, 2019

    Give Yourself an Accessibility Test: Use Your Site on a Phone

    Gone are the days when websites were built to be viewed and used on a desktop computer and if they happened to...
    August 10, 2019

    Assistive Technology Market Estimates: Rapid Growth Ahead

    According to projections by market research company Coherent Market Insights, the global assistive technology...
    August 8, 2019

    Senators Push Attorney General Barr for Answers on Web Accessibility Under the ADA

    On July 30, Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley, joined by six other senators, sent a letter to U.S. Attorney General Barr...
    August 3, 2019

    8 Things the C-Suite Needs to Know About Accessibility

    Accessibility refers to the practice of making products, services, devices, and environments accessible to all...
    August 1, 2019

    What If I Can't Afford Digital Accessibility?

    Some businesses may wonder if their pockets are deep enough or there is enough value in making their sites and...
    July 25, 2019

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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

    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

    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

    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

    Why Autoplay Is an Accessibility No-No

    Web developers have plenty of tricks for keeping users engaged, and when properly implemented, most of those...
    September 21, 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

    8 Common Image Alt Text Mistakes to Stop Making

    When alternative text, or using text to describe images and other non-text content, is done well, it improves both...
    March 17, 2020

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