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Forrester releases The Wave: Digital Accessibility Platforms, Q4 2023

Forrester released The Wave: Digital Accessibility Platforms, Q4 2023 in October 2023 and included UsableNet among the providers evaluated. The report praised UsableNet's fully ...

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Ecommerce Accessibility: Lessons from Hardware Stores

Despite being blind, I enjoy taking on various DIY projects such as woodworking and minor around-the-house repairs. I regularly browse and purchase from hardware store websites—on ...

Ecommerce

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How To Set Up a Web Accessibility Program

Originally published on Dec 5, 2022. Content was updated in September 2023. A complete and comprehensive accessibility program is essential for a company to offer a unified, ...

Web Accessibility

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4 Ways Web Accessibility Overlays Fail

Originally written on July 18, 2019. Content was updated in September 2023. In the last couple of years a range of new vendors  have started promoting solutions that claim to ...

Web Accessibility

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Considering Accessibility for International Week of Deaf People 2023

The last week of September is International Week of Deaf People, a week to discuss how we can make the world more inclusive for those with auditory disabilities. You can learn ...

Web Accessibility

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Ecommerce Web Accessibility Experiences

Originally written on Dec 13, 2022. Content was updated in September 2023. When I wrote about Black Friday and Cyber Monday, I discussed my accessibility experiences with retail ...

Web Accessibility, User Experience

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Pop-up Accessibility and How to Make Pop-ups More Accessible

Website pop-up accessibility is a common digital accessibility issue that is vital to resolve in order for an inclusive web experience. Whether it's the infamous email sign-up ...

Web Accessibility

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Image Alt Text Best Practices For Web Accessibility

One point I have stressed in several previous blogs is the importance of alternative text image descriptions for website pictures and graphics. So much information is conveyed to ...

Web Accessibility

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How a Blind Person Uses a Website - Your Questions Answered

UsableNet recently did a webinar where a full-time screen reader user demonstrated interactions with websites to show sighted individuals how blind technology users navigate the ...

Web Accessibility, User Experience

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