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India's Web Accessibility Journey: Challenges and Opportunities

India’s Web Accessibility Journey: Challenges and Opportunities

September 7, 2023

In today’s digital age, access to information and services on the Internet is considered a fundamental right. However, for millions of individuals with disabilities in India, this right remains elusive due to web accessibility challenges. While significant strides have been made, there is still much work to be done to ensure that digital content and […]

Beyond the Visual: Alternative Text's Role in Enriching Web Accessibility

Beyond the Visual: Alternative Text’s Role in Enriching Web Accessibility

August 28, 2023

When it comes to digital accessibility, ensuring that website content is accessible to all users stands as a fundamental principle. A cornerstone of this accessibility endeavor is the provision of alternative text, commonly referred to as “alt text,” for images and other non-textual elements.  Alternative text is the descriptive text accompanying visual content, enabling individuals […]

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Navigating Digital Success: How Web Accessibility Empowers Businesses

August 14, 2023

We are living in an era where digital technology is all pervasive. From shopping and communicating to obtaining information services, the internet, and other digital technologies play an essential role in our everyday lives. As we immerse ourselves in this virtual world, it is necessary to ensure that everyone can use them with ease. Apart […]

Unlocking a More Inclusive Digital Future: Why WCAG 2.2 Deserves Your Attention

Unlocking a More Inclusive Digital Future: Why WCAG 2.2 Deserves Your Attention

August 7, 2023

The digital landscape is evolving, and so are the rules that govern its accessibility. The final version of WCAG 2.2 is undergoing discussions and the launch of the new guidelines is just around the corner. As the launch of these pivotal guidelines draws near, knowing the changes made through the new framework is important to […]

How Accessible Social Media Platforms Contribute to an Enduring and Far-Flung User Base

February 15, 2023

Social Media is analogous to the internet for many. As accurate as it is to refer to the internet as a perpetual pit for knowledge, it is often consumed in the form of social media apps installed on our smartphones.  Introduced as a mere medium to connect with friends and family, with the boon to […]

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Can VPAT help your website establish a dominant digital footprint?

January 5, 2023

What exactly is a VPAT? Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 is an important law that ensures federal agencies can make their information and communications technologies accessible to everyone, including people with disabilities. This includes software, hardware, and multimedia content. When procuring or purchasing technology, federal agencies must consider the Section 508 law […]

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Roadmap to Combat an ADA Demand Letter

October 28, 2022

The Federal Law necessitates that all public accommodations should be accessible to everyone irrespective of their disabilities. ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) being a federal civil rights law is being enforced by the U.S Department of Justice and under Title III entails websites as places of public accommodation rendering information to the public.With billions of […]

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Accessibility and SEO – The Winning Combination

September 6, 2022

We are all toiling hard in the pursuit of recognition. With a name comes fame. How popular is any celebrity without the top rankings on the Google search engine?! The same intent goes with all the content that is created to be disseminated online. The creators want their content to be seen and read, and […]

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Accessible Web Navigation: Eyes for the Visually Impaired

August 4, 2022

Melancholy- A state of Inertia  The breakthrough achievements of Helen Adams Keller are a stellar example of how if given the right access to education, no disability can hold you back from achieving the impossible. Her larger-than-life contributions to society have been a guiding light at the end of the tunnel to inspire us all […]

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Accessible Ed Tech: Inclusive global reach

July 12, 2022

In the words of Layman To comprehend the gravity of enabling accessibility in its true essence, one must analyze what an inaccessible world looks like.Try navigating the web while unplugging the mouse; use your phone by placing your hands under covers from where you can’t see the screen; limit access to the scope of content […]