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    How to Create Accessible Content and Designs for People with Dyslexia

    The concepts of digital accessibility are becoming known and understood by more people every day. As this...
    February 12, 2019

    Valentine's Day Gift Ideas for People Who Are Blind or Have Vision Loss

    Valentine’s Day is a time to show your love to the special people in your life — and it’s just around the corner!...
    February 11, 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

    Companies Can Help Protect Themselves from Website Accessibility Lawsuits with a Letter of Reasonable Accessibility from BoIA

    Jan. 29, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Businesses that have a Letter of Reasonable Accessibility will be...
    February 1, 2019

    A Guide to Facebook Closed Captioning for Accessibility

    How important is it to create videos that are accessible to all audiences? Consider this: Videos generate 12 times...
    January 30, 2019

    4 Reasons Self-Paced Training Works for Web Accessibility

    Why self-paced training is so effective During a self-paced training course, students can learn at the rate that...
    January 25, 2019

    Remembering Martin Luther King Jr. and Acknowledging Digital Accessibility as a Civil Right

    Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. led a life so impactful, marked by such rare courage and strength of character, that...
    January 21, 2019

    YouTube Closed Captioning for Accessibility: Why and How

    Amazingly, online videos are still growing and aren’t going away anytime soon. According to Statista, the number...
    January 15, 2019

    First-Ever 24/7 Accessibility Customer Support Line for Clients’ Websites Launched by Bureau of Internet Accessibility

    PROVIDENCE, R.I., Jan. 11, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Bureau of Internet Accessibility (BoIA) announced today...
    January 14, 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

    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

    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

    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

    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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