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Glossier Beauty Faces Lawsuit Over Web Accessibility

The beauty product brand Glossier is the latest in a parade of brands who have been sued for accessibility violations on their websites. The visually impaired plaintiff, Kathleen Sypert, claims Glossier violated the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”) by failing...

Divi Helps Make Accessibility Easy for Everyone

The Divi builder's massive growth can be attributed to it's ease of use in building beautiful websites. But that growth has also put the spotlight on some initial accessibility issues that were not part of the initial design. Quickly realizing the oversight,...

Tips for Designing Your Website with Accessibility in Mind

Designing your website with accessibility in mind can be a daunting task, especially since there are so many options for making a website accessible. To get started, consider these basic design features, which meet Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)....

Why Accessible Websites are Good for Business

If your business website offers products, services, information, entertainment, or serves other purposes, it is extremely important for you to consider updating the website to adhere to appropriate accessibility guidelines. Not doing so could negatively affect and...

How to Ensure Your Website is Accessible for the Visually Impaired

According to the American Foundation for the Blind, 26.9 million adult Americans report having trouble seeing, even with glasses or contacts, or they are completely blind. Any visual impairment can make it extremely difficult for someone using a computer to interpret...

Harvard Announces University-Wide Digital Accessibility Initiative

Harvard University is moving forward into the digital age by announcing their latest initiative to better serve students with disabilities. This initiative is aimed at making their digital content accessible and inclusive to those with disabilities. The University’s...

What Is the System Usability Scale (SUS) and What Is It Used for?

While a professional audit is important in the process of making a website accessible, community engagement can help uncover a great deal more. When engaging your user community, the SYSTEM USABILITY SCALE (SUS) is a simple, yet reliable system for measuring...

Six Writing Tips to Make Your Website More Accessible

Is the written content on your website accessible to all visitors? Or are you unintentionally making it difficult for visitors with disabilities to access your information? Below are a few quick fixes to make your important web content more accessible to those with...

Inaccessibility of CAPTCHA – W3C Report

When it comes to designing web applications that fit into our websites, safety is a priority. One of the most widely used ways of determining the identity of a user and keeping a site safe is through a tool called CAPTCHA. CAPTCHAs help determine whether a user is a...

Google offers new incentives for installing an SSL on WordPress

Security on the internet is in jeopardy and the threat won't be going away any time soon. Naturally, Google has a vested interest in keeping the entirety of the internet safe, underscored by the most recent security updates rolled out in the latest version of Chrome....

If STEM Professionals Want Top-Dollar, Move HERE!

SmartAsset has recently released their 2017 list of the best-paying jobs in the US and the cities where you may want to consider relocating if pay is a priority. It's fascinating to see how industries are dispersed through the country, and sometimes in unexpected...

Not all STEM is Equal: 3 Stages of STEM Education

STEM education is sweeping the nation. From robotics competitions to coding games, school districts are scrambling to provide STEM programs while teachers sift through thousands of Pinterest pins in search of quality activities. As a STEM Director, I am always looking...