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“It’s Easy to be Smart After the Fact.”Deque University

That defense doesn’t work here. When it comes to website accessibility, knowledge is power. Get educated.

We offer training courses for every level of expertise and just about every aspect of digital accessibility, including special topics such as Mobile, PDF Accessibility and Flash® Accessibility. Training is available both online and in-person.

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Common Website Accessibility Myths

Myth #1 - Accessible websites are ugly and boring.

Myth #1

“Accessible websites are ugly and boring.”
Discover how beautiful accessible digital content can be.

Myth #3 - It is expensive, time-consuming and difficult.

Myth #3

“It is expensive, time-consuming and difficult.”
Web accessibility can be achieved in less time than you’d expect.


Deque Blog

Prevent Confusing Acronym Announcements in Android

This post was co-authored by Chris McMeeking and Alistair Barrell. When doing accessibility testing, how often do you listen to the entire duration of a long announcement? For example, if you were to focus this paragraph with TalkBack, what would you listen to? The entire thing? Or would you listen to the first few bits, and then read the rest of the text, assuming the Android […]

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FireEyes Compatibility Issues with Firefox – We’ve Got Your Back!

Mozilla Firefox has changed its APIs and they will no longer work with FireEyes, starting with Firefox v.44. If you’re using Firefox v.41, you may have already noticed warnings from the browser that the FireEyes plugin is not compatible. When you see these warning messages, we recommend you select “Yes” to proceed, and FireEyes will continue to operate as it has before. But we have some FireEyes alternatives […]

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iOS Updating Content

This post was co-authored by Chris McMeeking and Jennifer Dailey. Updating Content consists of elements that constantly change, such as clocks and scrolling advertisements. Unlike dynamic elements that only change through user action, items that constantly change should not have every update recognized by VoiceOver. Implementing updating content in this way will make the app more difficult to navigate and use for VoiceOver users. However, […]

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Accessibility Stories

accessibility stories watch now

Hear directly from the users about what it’s like to be a technology user with a disability. You may be surprised by what you learn.

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Deque Highlighted Partnership

We are the official jQuery accessibility partner!deque and jquery partners in accessibility

Our goal is to equip jQuery developers and contributors with the necessary knowledge and tools to create code that is accessible for all people, regardless of ability.

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Essential Guide to Digital Accessibility Infographic

New to digital accessibility?download essential guide to digital accessibility

Our infographic will shed some light on what digital accessibility is and why it’s important, as well as how you can ensure accessibility for your digital content.

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Website Accessibility Checklist

Is your website accessible?download the website accessibility checklist

We’ve compiled a handy list of some of the most common website accessibility errors – take a few minutes to compare your website against our 10-point checklist.

Get the free website accessibility checklist