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    Apple’s Siri Changed Accessibility — But No Voice Assistant is Perfect

    For over a decade, Apple’s Siri has provided people with new ways to interact with their digital devices. Siri is...
    February 18, 2022

    Why Americans With Disabilities Use The Internet Less Frequently

    The United States has a digital divide, and it profoundly impacts the 1 in 4 Americans living with disabilities.
    February 17, 2022

    How Situational Disabilities Affect Mobile Users

    Digital accessibility has profound benefits for people who live with permanent disabilities that affect the ways...
    January 19, 2022

    Hy-Vee, Inc. Reaches Accessibility Agreement with Justice Department

    One of the Midwest’s largest pharmacy chains will take immediate steps to improve digital accessibility on its...
    December 27, 2021

    A Quick Style Guide for Writing Disability-Focused Content

    The first rule of writing is to know your audience — and to adapt your content to communicate with them...
    November 30, 2021

    New York State Agrees to Fix Accessibility Barriers On COVID-19 Vaccination Website

    On October 5, 2021, the United States Justice Department announced agreements with New York State and local...
    November 29, 2021

    What Is Cognitive Accessibility?

    The term “cognitive accessibility" refers to inclusive practices that remove barriers for people whose...
    October 7, 2021

    How To Make CAPTCHA Accessible To Everyone

    CAPTCHA technologies are commonplace on the internet. Per Built With, over 20 percent of the top 1 million...
    August 20, 2021

    Every Website Has Users with Disabilities — Make Sure You're Aware of Them

    More developers treat accessibility as a priority than ever before, but the vast majority of websites still fail...
    August 13, 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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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'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

    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

    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

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