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    Web Accessibility Isn't Always Expensive or Time Consuming

    One of the most common misconceptions about web accessibility is that it’s an expensive or unnecessary addition to...
    August 12, 2021

    When Discussing Disabilities, Use Appropriate Language

    As your organization begins adopting an accessible mindset, you may want to open up discussions about diversity...
    August 10, 2021

    How Accessible Names Can Help (Or Frustrate) Your Users

    The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1 includes success criteria for accessible names, which can be...
    August 9, 2021

    When Testing for Accessibility, Don’t Put the Burden on Employees with Disabilities

    Testing is crucial to accessible design. A proper audit can identify issues that aren’t apparent to designers and...
    July 12, 2021

    A Call to Make All Covid-19 Vaccine Information Accessible

    In October 2020, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine released a preliminary framework...
    November 3, 2020

    Tracking Lack of Accessibility in Absentee Ballots

    The Covid-19 pandemic is widely expected to have a significant effect on the Nov. 3 election, and many voters...
    September 10, 2020

    Including Temporary and Situational Disabilities in the Accessibility Conversation

    When building for accessibility, website owners often consider permanent, significant disabilities first — an...
    September 1, 2020

    Back to School: The Pandemic Makes Accessibility in Education More Important Than Ever

    The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has upended the state of education in the United States. Many institutions had to...
    August 25, 2020

    Do I Need to Make My Website Work for Every Possible Way Someone Might Use It?

    Accessibility determines the usability of a website for people with disabilities. When learning about...
    July 21, 2020

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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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