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  1. Tips For Writing Accessible Emails: Subject Lines

    The new year has begun, and it’s time to reconnect with your customers, colleagues, and friends. Nowadays, social media posts, direct messages, and emails are among the best ways to quickly make your message known. But before sending your beautifully crafted newsletter, update, or friendly post, take a few minutes...

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  2. Make Your ARIA Labels Sing on Key

    The Web Accessibility Initiative Accessible Rich Internet Applications specification (WAI-ARIA) is a powerful tool to make the Web more accessible for people using screen readers. Unfortunately many developers use WAI-ARIA incorrectly. This post will focus on the aria-label attribute. It will provide examples of the misuse of aria-label found during...

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  3. An Alt Text Primer

    An image, they say, is worth a thousand words. Unless you can't perceive images. This is why the alt attribute for images on the web is so important. I began talking about the importance of alt text decades ago. But images without an alt attribute, or with incorrect alt text...

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  4. How to Stop Opening Links in New Windows without Warning

    Links opening in new windows are an accessibility barrier we find on most websites we audit. These barriers are problematic for many people. The good news is that there's an easy fix! {::nomarkdown} {% include img.html src="/assets/blog/windows.jpg" showalt="false" class="blog-body-image" alt="A building with many windows organized in wavy rows"%} {:/} Some...

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  5. AccessWorks Usability Tester Showcase: Kevin Shaw

    For several years now, Knowbility has recruited people with disabilities to participate in paid usability studies. We’ve added hundreds of people from the United States and Canada to our AccessWorks user testing panel. These are people who can test the usability and accessibility of websites and mobile apps. As an...

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