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New Feature: Language Localization!
At UserWay, we are always trying to come up with new ways to make the internet more accessible for users. One thing we realized was that we needed to make our accessibility menu even easier for users to…
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Accessibility News - Summary for the Week of March 17th, 2017
Who is ready for another round of accessibility news? The week of March 17, 2017 gave us a bunch of great and inspirational stories to focus on, because couldn’t we all use a bit of good news in…
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Is Technology Going to Age with Us?
How long have you been using technology? Has it been a few years, a decade, maybe even half of your life? Or have you been using computers and smartphones for so long that you can’t really remember…
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Accessibility News - Summary for the Week of March 10th, 2017
It’s time for another edition of the Friday News Roundup for the week of March 10th, 2017! This week, we’ll look at European politics (a bit of a break from American politics) and see what…
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Tips for Accessibility Testing Your Website
There are a lot of different principles for getting the best user testing results. Theories abound with ways to get your users to say and do the right things to give you helpful and actually actionable…
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Accessibility News - Summary for the Week of March 3rd, 2017
Welcome back to our disability news roundup! It’s Friday, March 3, 2017 and this past week has given us some great news stories to cover. We’ll see how you can stop throwing away money on new…
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Digital Eye Strain
Imagine you are sitting at your computer looking up the phone number for your eye doctor. The text is tiny and you have to squint to find the “Contact Us” tab, and when you located it and hover…
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Accessibility News - Summary for the Week of February 24th, 2017
Today is Friday, February 24th, 2017 and it’s about time for another quick recap of accessibility news stories. This week we are looking at an exciting outcome from a stem cell study done on patients…
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Why is Color Contrast So Critical?
Remember the websites of the 90s and early 2000s? The bright color text glaring against light backgrounds (not to mention the excessive use of unreadable script fonts) isn’t always a thing of the…
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Accessibility News - Summary for the Week of February 17th, 2017
It’s Friday February 17, 2017, which means now is time for us to take another look at the new accessibility developments that have happened over the course the week. One item I’m particularly…
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The Basics of Keyboard Navigation
Have you ever heard someone use the term keyboard navigation and wondered just exactly how that works? I know when I first started exploring accessibility options, keyboard navigation was a term that I…
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Accessibility News - Summary for the Week of February 10th, 2017
It’s Friday, February 10th which means it’s time for our weekly accessibility news roundup! This week, we’re going to once again visit the issue of public event accessibility and why…