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4 Web Accessibility Remediation Mistakes to Avoid

You understand the importance of accommodating users with disabilities, and you’ve started taking steps to improve your website. (…more) Originally published as 4 Web Accessibility Remediation Mistakes to Avoid at Digital Accessibility Blog

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Angel Accessibility Committee Finds Stairway to Heaven Violates ADA and Installs New Elevator

HEAVEN — Hoping to make their home more inclusive for souls who enter, a group of angels set out to replace the longstanding Stairway to Heaven with a fully refurbished elevator. Angels Jedediah and Ruth are the founders of the Angel Accessibility Committee, which was created to ensure that Heaven complied with ADA standards.    “We…

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How Browser “Reader Modes” Improve the Experiences of People with Disabilities

Most web browsers have a “reader mode” that strips away non-essential content, providing a simpler text-based presentation. Toggling reader mode typically removes ads, formatting, and other distracting elements, leaving behind the text (and in most cases, images).  (…more) Originally published as How Browser “Reader Modes” Improve the Experiences of People with Disabilities at Digital Accessibility…

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How The HTML Lang Attribute Helps Accessibility

The HTML lang attribute allows developers to specify the language of a document, webpage, or element. It’s a helpful declaration for ensuring that your content works predictably — and it’s especially important for improving digital accessibility. (…more) Originally published as How The HTML Lang Attribute Helps Accessibility at Digital Accessibility Blog

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Rediscovering My Love of Lego Star Wars

In my mind, Luke Skywalker was in love with me. For context: I was never much of a Lego girl. But I was a “Star Wars” girl. It stood to reason, then, that the Lego Star Wars games were right up my alley. I loved everything to do with the galaxy far, far away. And […]
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4 Ways Making Your Sales Process Accessible Improves Results

Whether you’re selling to consumers, distributors, or businesses, accessibility should be a fundamental part of your sales and marketing strategy.  (…more) Originally published as 4 Ways Making Your Sales Process Accessible Improves Results at Digital Accessibility Blog

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Disabled Millennials Find Accessible Careers in Pirate Fleet

Millennials are one of the most underpaid, overworked generations in history, a situation made even worse if you’re disabled. But there’s hope on the horizon! Hundreds of disabled millennials have made their own opportunities by taking to the high seas in a new-age pirate fleet. “Piracy has always been so welcoming to disabled workers,” said…

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Does Javascript Make My Site Less Accessible?

The goal of digital accessibility is to make content more useful for people with disabilities, and in most cases, the best way to do that is to code websites with simple HTML. However, that’s not always practical: The modern internet thrives on interactivity, and while HTML has come a long way, it has limitations. (…more)…

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How Accessibility Future-Proofs Your Website

The standards of web design don’t stay “standard” for long. User behaviors change regularly, and so do expectations — and brands with outdated websites may need to work harder to earn their audience’s trust.  (…more) Originally published as How Accessibility Future-Proofs Your Website at Digital Accessibility Blog

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4 Common Myths About Braille and Web Accessibility

About 2.3 percent of the U.S. population has some form of visual disability. A small percentage of those people read and write in braille — and they don’t stop reading braille when they use computers and mobile devices. (…more) Originally published as 4 Common Myths About Braille and Web Accessibility at Digital Accessibility Blog

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