Digital books or eBooks have been around for quite some time now. Most of the books and textbooks that come out today are released in both formats. Some users prefer feel and overall experience of a paper book. And some prefer the convenience of a digital edition. But in some instances, the choice is […]
Why Are Heading Tags Important?
If you’re writing content for your website, you might be tempted to just use bold text to highlight your headings. After all, it accomplishes more or less the same thing, right? Not exactly. Here are some reasons why you should take the extra step of using actual HTML heading tags for your headings. […]
Accessibility Vocabulary Check: POUR?
Pour is an acronym that the WCAG uses to describe accessibility. Each letter stands for one of the four principles of content accessibility. These principles break down important considerations for ensuring that content, web or otherwise, is accessible to as wide an audience as possible. This blog will break down each letter of POUR to […]
3 Accessibility Misconceptions to Leave Behind in 2021
Misconception: Accessibility Features Are Only Used by People with Disabilities The most obvious example of this is probably Captions. Maybe you’ve got a prospect in a loud room or who simply doesn’t want to turn the sound on their device on. Captions, an accessibility feature, will ensure that your audience still receives your content’s […]
The Right Mindset for A11y
Accessibility is a fast growing topic. Businesses that have never even heard of web accessibility or content accessibility are now finding themselves making decisions about it. And, with so many options out there, these decisions can be difficult to make. Accessibility = Opportunity The rise in accessibility lawsuits has put accessibility on the radar […]
How to Talk to Clients about Web Accessibility
You’re a web developer. Your clients expect you to be an expert on all things web development. So it’s up to you to make sure that when it comes to the details of their big project, they’re making good decisions. That’s especially important when it comes to accessibility. Many people don’t give much thought as […]
Apple’s New “People Detection” Accessibility Feature
iOS 14 has already given us some really cool accessibility features. People Detection, however, is on another level. This feature is only available on iPhone 12 Pro, iPhone 12 Pro Max and certain iPads. But it shows a serious commitment to pushing the boundaries of a smartphone as an accessibility device. What is People Detection? […]
3 Things to Love About WCAG 2.2
Web accessibility, at its core, is about addressing the potential difficulties associated with using the web for people with disabilities. However, many of the solutions and standards prescribed to address these difficulties make the web a better place for everyone. Standardizing certain aspects of web design makes the web a more intuitive place. There’s […]