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Get Ahead of Headings: How to Correctly Use Headings for Accessibility

Heading Overview  For those that may not be familiar with heading levels, here is a quick run-down. Titles on your web page will have heading (<H>) tags to indicate their level of importance. Web developers use <H> tags for page titles to structure the content of the page. Not only are <H> tags used for […]

Key Takeaways from CPACC Accessibility Certification

The Certified Professional in Accessibility Core Competencies, or CPACC, is an accessibility certification bestowed by the International Association of Accessibility Professionals (IAAP). It covers conceptual knowledge of disabilities, universal design, accessibility laws, management strategies, and software development.  This test deepened my understanding of accessibility and opened up my thinking about accessibility in both the digital […]

Accessible Balance: HTML & ARIA

Introduced in 2008 by the Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) group, the family of attributes known by the acronym ARIA (Accessible Rich Internet Applications) allows developers to supplement HTML where it lacks in accessibility. ARIA is a group of attributes that work to supplement HTML attributes to create a more accessible experience for those using assistive […]

The Secret Of Getting Ahead Is Getting Started

Accessibility – More Important than Ever in Today’s Challenging Environment

Having an accessible web site is a necessary component of your digital presence. Being able to order online groceries, prescriptions, and other essential products can be a challenge for people with disabilities in the best of times. With the COVID-19 pandemic, the need for an inclusive, accessible presence becomes more critical. You need to be […]

Website Accessibility: Why It Matters & How Your Site Stacks Up

With upcoming legislation around website accessibility, it’s time to take a serious look at how your website stands up to accessibility requirements. The WAI (Web Accessibility Initiative) categorizes web accessibility into three levels: A, AA, and AAA – from basic to most advanced. Proposed upcoming legislation is aimed at requiring mainstream institutions like financial, education and healthcare […]