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  • Google Slides and Accessibility

    Posted in News on June 20, 2023

    Creating accessible digital content is a crucial task for those generating digital documents. It’s a way of ensuring that information is accessible to the broadest possible audience. Google Slides, a…

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  • Best Practices for Digital and Event Accessibility in Pride Month Celebrations

    Posted in Digital Accessibility, Disability Awareness on June 2, 2023

    As Pride Month swings into high gear with an array of festivities and digital initiatives, it’s essential to spotlight a frequently overlooked issue: accessibility for all, including the disability community.…

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  • Don’t limit me!

    Posted in Disability Awareness on May 18, 2023

    Hi, I am Melanie, and I joined the ADAudit team (then Web Key IT) in May 2019 as a Usability Analyst. I have a physical disability because of a viral…

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  • Shame on you, Governor DeSantis

    Posted in Digital Accessibility, Disability Awareness on May 16, 2023

    Yesterday, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis (R) signed a bill that would bar Florida colleges and universities from spending money on diversity, equity, and inclusion (DE&I) programs while limiting how race…

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  • Whitespace, Images, and Videos: Tools to Help Those with Dyslexia

    Posted in Digital Accessibility, Disability Awareness on May 16, 2023

    For most people, how a website is laid out is purely an aesthetic choice, but for those with dyslexia, it can be the difference between understanding and not. I have…

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  • What is a VPAT and why is it important for accessibility?

    Posted in Digital Accessibility, Disability Awareness, Document Accessibility, News on May 2, 2023

    In today’s increasingly digital world, ensuring accessibility for individuals with disabilities is a critical aspect of designing and developing inclusive products and services. One important tool that aids in this…

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  • How to search for a word in a PDF guide

    Posted in Document Accessibility, News on May 2, 2023

    In a world where digital documents have become the lifeblood of knowledge sharing and information dissemination, the ability to swiftly find specific words or phrases within a PDF guide can…

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  • What is image alternative text (alt-text)?

    Posted in Document Accessibility, News on May 2, 2023

    In today’s digital age, where images dominate the online landscape, it’s easy to forget that not everyone can experience visual content in the same way. For millions of people with…

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  • Accessibility for Small Business Websites

    Posted in Digital Accessibility, Web Accessibility on April 28, 2023

    I have been with ADAudit for a while now as a Website Analyst and have a background in WordPress development and web hosting. Before I took on this role, I…

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  • The importance of well-written image alt-text

    Posted in Digital Accessibility on April 27, 2023

    From the early days of the internet, images have played a major role in how we experience websites. For people with sight loss, a substitute exists in the form of…

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  • Abbreviations and Accessibility

    Posted in Digital Accessibility on April 25, 2023

    The World Wide Web Consortium’s (W3C) Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) devotes a specific AAA-level Success Criterion for testers, 3.1.4 Abbreviations. To pass this criterion, any abbreviations on a webpage…

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  • Repairing PDF files when corrupted or damaged

    Posted in Document Accessibility, News on April 11, 2023

    How do you check if a PDF is corrupted? To check if a PDF file is corrupted, you can try the following methods: If none of these methods work, the…

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