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    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

    Does Website Accessibility Affect Internet Security?

    In today's digital world, organizations must have a strong web presence. Over the past year, companies around the...
    June 19, 2017

    Managed Care Programs Must Have Digital Information Comply With Modern Accessibility Standards

    Effective July 1, 2017, new Medicaid rules will require managed care programs to have digital information comply...
    June 16, 2017

    What are iOS Accessibility Features?

    Apple’s iOS customizable accessibility features are truly a lifesaver if you take the time to configure them to...
    June 14, 2017

    How to Fit Accessibility Compliance Into Your Product Lifecycle

    There's an old proverb that says, "The best time to plant a tree is 20 years ago. The second best time is today."...
    June 12, 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

    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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