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Sitting for the CPACC Exam - I Passed!

Ashley Thompson | September 26, 2023 | Accessibility

Ashley Thompson is a member of DubBot’s Support team, serving as our newest Support Engineer. The following post is the fifth and final post of a blog series documenting her experiences as she prepared for the CPACC exam. The fourth...

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3 Things - Tuesday, September 26

Maggie Vaughan | September 26, 2023 | 3 Things

Three professional development opportunities about accessibility.   WordPress Accessibility Day 2023, September 27-28, Livestream, FreeWordPress Accessibility Day is a 24-hour global event dedicated to promoting and learning...

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Dark Mode in Web Apps: A11Y Pros and Cons

Maggie Vaughan | September 21, 2023 | Accessibility

Dark mode, or dark theme or night mode, is a display setting for digital user interfaces. It means that, instead of the default dark text on a light background, the user sees light-colored text against a dark or black background. "The idea behind...

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3 Things - Tuesday, September 19

Maggie Vaughan | September 19, 2023 | 3 Things

Three A11Y tips for a better web experience. Understanding Page Structure Pages with a clear structure and hierarchy are easy for people to understand. A good structure helps people navigate through content, find what they're looking...

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Proof Accessibility Matters

Maggie Vaughan | September 14, 2023 | Accessibility

Recently, an article from HubSpot titled "Website Accessibility: 25 Statistics that Prove It Matters" was shared with me by a colleague. It's chock-full of solid, research-based facts and figures on why accessibility really does matter. The...

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3 Things - Tuesday, September 12

Maggie Vaughan | September 12, 2023 | 3 Things

Three jobs edition. Accessibility Specialist - W3C / MIT (Temporary)The W3C Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) seeks a full-time staff member to work on digital accessibility standards and supporting materials. The Accessibility Specialist will...

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How People Use Assistive Technology

Maggie Vaughan | September 7, 2023 | Accessibility

What is assistive technology? Assistive technology ensures that individuals with disabilities can interact with websites and digital content effectively. The types of assistive technology needed to interact with a website can vary depending on...

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3 Things - Tuesday, September 5

Maggie Vaughan | September 5, 2023 | 3 Things

Back to school edition. Two-thirds of NYC public schools not fully accessible for students with physical disabilities: reportMore than two-thirds of New York City public schools are not fully accessible for students with physical disabilities,...

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Introducing the GitHub Task Connector

Maggie Vaughan | August 31, 2023 | Product Updates

Hey, GitHub users! Exciting news: You can now push and close your DubBot task details to your GitHub repositories! That’s right! Admins can now add a GitHub Connector to user accounts to connect DubBot Tasks to...

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3 Things - Tuesday, August 29

Maggie Vaughan | August 29, 2023 | 3 Things

Three special days in September. National Guide Dog DaySeptember 2023 is National Guide Dog Month in the United States. This month is a celebration of all guide dogs or service dogs. This month-long celebration aims to raise awareness, support,...

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Using Custom Policies to Increase SEO

Maggie Vaughan | August 24, 2023 | SEO

We know that making your site accessible also improves your search engine optimization (SEO), right? But did you also know that you can use Custom Policies to ramp up your website visibility and rankings? DubBot has a variety of Custom Policies...

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3 Things - Tuesday, August 22

Maggie Vaughan | August 22, 2023 | 3 Things

Three professional development opportunities. EvolveDrupal - September 8, 2023With over 120 professionals coming together to learn, connect, and inspire, it set the bar high, and we're determined to exceed expectations once again! Engage in...

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FCC's New Proposed Rule

Maggie Vaughan | August 17, 2023 | Accessibility

On the heels of the Justice Department sending a notice of proposed rulemaking "to improve web and mobile applications (apps) access for people with disabilities," the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has "published a proposed rule designed...

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3 Things - Tuesday, August 15

Maggie Vaughan | August 15, 2023 | 3 Things

Three A11Y tips for a better web experience. Designing Accessible Text Over Images: Best Practices, Techniques, And Resources (Part 1) The text over images design pattern is a design technique used to place text on top of images....

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The Importance of the 404 Status for your 404 Page

Blaine Herman | August 10, 2023 | Accessibility, SEO

In a recent case, we assisted a client in realizing that despite encountering a "404 Not Found" error for a page on their site, their web server was incorrectly indicating a "200 OK status." This 200 OK status suggested the page was found at the...

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3 Things - Tuesday, August 8

Maggie Vaughan | August 8, 2023 | 3 Things

Three accessibility jobs. Systems Accessibility Analyst 2 - The Ohio State University, Romote Under the direction of the Associate Director of Web Services, and with a keen and balanced sensitivity to meeting human needs and mitigating...

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Sitting for the CPACC Exam - #4

Ashley Thompson | August 3, 2023 | Accessibility

Ashley Thompson is a member of DubBot’s Support team, serving as our newest Support Engineer. The following post is the third part of a blog series documenting her experiences as she prepares for the CPACC exam. The third blog entry...

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3 Things - Tuesday, August 1

Maggie Vaughan | August 1, 2023 | 3 Things

On July 25, "The Justice Department sent to the Federal Register for publication a notice of proposed rulemaking under Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) that aims to improve web and mobile applications (apps) access for people...

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Improved Control for Ignoring Issues Across Multiple Pages

Maggie Vaughan | July 25, 2023 | Web Governance, Quality Assurance

DubBot’s clients have often provided inspiration for amazing product updates and feature additions. The ability to ignore issues by an element's HTML source is certainly proof of that. Imagine you have a web page with an image of a dog...

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3 Things - Tuesday, July 25

Maggie Vaughan | July 25, 2023 | 3 Things

In celebration of the Accessibility Summit, today's 3Things is about the Higher Education Web Professionals Association (HighEdWeb.)  EventsHighEdWeb hosts three must attend conferences every year. The Analytics...

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Custom Policies: DubBot’s Hidden Gem

Joanie Chembars | July 20, 2023 | Quality Assurance, Web Governance

Does your company have an Editorial or Writing Style Guide? Is it consistently applied across your site? Doing so can greatly increase the quality and usability of the content on your site.  Why? Consider a user’s confusion if...

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3 Things - Tuesday, July 18

Maggie Vaughan | July 18, 2023 | 3 Things

Three checks in DubBot that keep you compliant and help you deliver an exceptional user experience. PDF Checker 2.0 PDF checker version 2.0 is now live with more abilities to filter your PDFs by types of issues found. If your site is...

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It's A11Y Summit Time!

Maggie Vaughan | July 13, 2023 | Web Governance, Accessibility, Quality Assurance

Are you ready? The HighEdWeb Accessibility Summit is right around the corner. It’s happening on Tuesday, July 25, to be exact. Have you registered yet? No? What are you waiting for? Register Now! Here at DubBot, we are especially...

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3 Things - Tuesday, July 11

Maggie Vaughan | July 11, 2023 | 3 Things

For this week's 3Things, we identified three job opportunities within higher education that specifically focus on accessibility. Director of Digital Accessibility - Tarrant County College  Reporting to the District Director of Web...

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PDF Checker 2.0

Maggie Vaughan | July 6, 2023 | Accessibility, Product Updates

If you subscribe to the DubBot Quarterly Newsletter, you saw in the Product Updates section that "PDF checker version 2.0 is now live with more abilities to filter your PDFs by types of issues found."  I thought you might find it helpful...

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3 Things - Tuesday, July 4

Maggie Vaughan | July 4, 2023 | 3 Things

The World Para Athletics Championships begins July 8 in Paris, France. Here are 3 things about this popular Paralympic sport. World Para Athletics  "Para athletics is the biggest sport within the Paralympic Movement...

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Flying without Limits: Unlocking Accessible Air Travel

Maggie Vaughan | June 29, 2023 | Accessibility

Awww, summer vacation! Who doesn’t anxiously await that time away to unwind, unplug and recharge? I recently returned home from my long-awaited summer vacation in Destin, Florida. Since I live in Virginia, I traveled by plane to...

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3 Things - Tuesday, June 27

Maggie Vaughan | June 27, 2023 | 3 Things

Google’s Parrotron is an AI tool for people with speech impediments For millions of folks around the world, speech impairment is a fact of life. Roughly 7.5 million people in the U.S. have trouble vocalizing words and phrases,...

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2023 Special Olympics World Games

Maggie Vaughan | June 22, 2023 | Accessibility

The lighting of the "Flame of Hope" took place on June 18 at the Olympiastadion in Berlin, Germany, in front of an audience of 50,000 individuals, consisting of 3,000 coaches, officials, and 18,000 volunteers. This significant event marked the...

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3 Things - Tuesday, June 20

Maggie Vaughan | June 20, 2023 | 3 Things

Understanding SC 2.5.5: Target Size (Level AAA) The intent of this success criteria is to ensure that target sizes are large enough for users to easily activate them, even if the user is accessing content on a small handheld touch...

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AI and A11Y: Navigating the AI Revolution

Maggie Vaughan | June 15, 2023 | Accessibility

People have written a lot about the pros and cons of artificial intelligence (AI) and its impact on people with disabilities. I do not pretend to be an expert, and I certainly can not cover the breadth of the subject adequately in just one blog...

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3 Things - Tuesday, June 13

Maggie Vaughan | June 13, 2023 | 3 Things

University Webmaster and Developer - Jacksonville University The University Webmaster and Developer serves as the leader for Jacksonville University’s website and subsidiary sites. This position oversees the management of the...

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Sitting for the CPACC Exam - #3

Ashley Thompson | June 8, 2023 | Accessibility

Ashley Thompson is a member of DubBot’s Support team, serving as our newest Support Engineer. The following post is the third part of a blog series documenting her experiences as she prepares for the CPACC exam. The second blog entry...

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3 Things - Tuesday, June 6

Maggie Vaughan | June 6, 2023 | 3 Things

A Faculty Guide to the Five W's of College Disability Services  This guide is intended to provide faculty with a high-level overview of disability services. To help make the guide be more digestible, included with each "W" is a key...

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DubBot's Drupal Module is Here!

Maggie Vaughan | June 1, 2023 | Web Governance, Accessibility

DubBot is excited to announce the release of our Drupal module!! This release is a result of collaborative effort with our friends at Lullabot. Our Drupal module will empower DubBot subscribers to enhance their websites by integrating...

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3 Things - Tuesday, May 30

Maggie Vaughan | May 30, 2023 | 3 Things

3 Ways AI Can Help Students with Disabilities Artificial intelligence (AI) can improve accessibility and ensure that students with disabilities have access to rich learning opportunities. Artificial intelligence is being...

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"Dear Colleague," Signed the DOJ

Maggie Vaughan | May 24, 2023 | Accessibility

On May 19, the U.S. Justice Department (DOJ) and the Department of Education, Office of Civil Rights (OCR) released a "Dear Colleague" letter. This letter serves as a reminder to colleges, universities, and post-secondary institutions about the...

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3 Things - Tuesday, May 23

Maggie Vaughan | May 23, 2023 | 3 Things

Coinciding with the release of Still: A Michael J. Fox Movie (Youtube) this week's 3Things is three things about Parkinson's disease. Causes of Parkinson's DiseaseFor most people, the cause of Parkinson's is unknown...

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Partially Accessible: A Conversation Within DubBot

Maggie Vaughan | May 18, 2023 | Accessibility, Quality Assurance, Web Governance

A few weeks ago, I was preparing for a webinar and reviewing a list of potential questions. One question, in particular, caught my attention: "Is it acceptable to release a product or website that is partially accessible?" As I began to formulate...

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3 Things - Tuesday, May 16

Maggie Vaughan | May 16, 2023 | 3 Things

Three virtual events to help you celebrate Global Accessibility Awareness Day! Fix Your Content Day 2023 - May 18Fix Your Content Day is a 24-hour contest committed to creating accessible and more inclusive digital learning content...

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Celebrating GAAD With Friends

Maggie Vaughan | May 11, 2023 |

Celebrate Global Accessibility Awareness Day by joining us on May 18, 2023, beginning at 1 p.m. EDT for "Web Accessibility Q&A: Overcoming Excuses and Misconceptions." Is your organization making excuses for why its website isn't accessible...

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3 Things - Tuesday, May 9

Maggie Vaughan | May 9, 2023 | 3 Things

Senior Associate Director, Web Services in Marketing and Communications, Columbia Business School (job announcement is closed)Reporting to the Director of Digital Marketing & Technology, the Senior Associate Director Web Services is a vital...

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AAA Contrast - What Are We Checking For?

Maggie Vaughan | May 4, 2023 | Product Updates

Hands Up! DubBot now checks for WCAG 1.4.6 Contrast (Enhanced) Level AAA!!  Ok, that’s great, but what’s the difference between WCAG 1.4.3 AA and WCAG 1.4.6 AAA? WCAG 1.4.3 AA sets the contrast ratio for text and...

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3 Things - Tuesday, May 2

Maggie Vaughan | May 2, 2023 | 3 Things

Mattel unveils a Barbie with Down syndrome "We are proud to introduce a Barbie doll with Down syndrome to better reflect the world around us and further our commitment to celebrating inclusion through play," Lisa McKnight, the executive...

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Lawyers, Accessibility & Money

Maggie Vaughan | April 27, 2023 | Accessibility

Suppose you identified an issue on your website that was causing your organization to lose money, tarnishing your organization’s reputation and could possibly land you in court, would you fix it? Of course you would. And then, would you...

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3 Things - Tuesday, April 25

Maggie Vaughan | April 25, 2023 | 3 Things

11th M-Enabling Summit ($$, conference) "The leading all-inclusive conference and showcase dedicated to promoting innovations, solutions and strategies for digital inclusion. The M-Enabling Summit offers a unique gathering of...

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Caption This!

Maggie Vaughan | April 20, 2023 | Quality Assurance, Accessibility

Closed captioning is the process of adding written text to movies, TV shows, commercials…any type of video or audio media to make it accessible to people who are deaf or hard of hearing. But, closed captioning not only benefits those...

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Page Sets - the Evolution from Groups

Maggie Vaughan | April 19, 2023 | Product Updates

Have you heard? Page Sets is replacing Groups in the next evolution of DubBot. DubBot is proud to announce the feature release of Page Sets! Giving our users increased functionality and flexibility in page management based on client...

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3 Things - Tuesday, April 18

Maggie Vaughan | April 18, 2023 | 3 Things

Establishing metrics for accessibility ROI - Karl Groves " is logical to determine that we’ve now come full circle on the idea that the best way to avoid spending money on accessibility is to avoid accessibility problems...

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DubBot is Heading to DrupalCon

Penny Kronz | April 13, 2023 |

This year’s DrupalCon is being held in Pittsburgh, PA - home to DubBot’s very own Greg Glowaski! A number of DubBot teammates, including myself, will kick off the DrupalCon week by cheering on the Pirates as they take on the...

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3 Things - Tuesday, April 11

Maggie Vaughan | April 11, 2023 | 3 Things

Director of the Office of Disability and Equity - Community College of Aurora, Aurora, CO The Director of the Office of Disability and Equity (ODE) reports to the Vice President of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and is responsible for...

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Not Your Father's Web Analytics

Maggie Vaughan | April 6, 2023 | Web Governance, Quality Assurance

Calling All HigherEd! Web analytics isn’t just for page views anymore. Although Web analytics has been around for about 30 years, it wasn’t until 2004 that "Web analytics became more established as an essential tool for web...

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3 Things - Tuesday, April 4

Maggie Vaughan | April 4, 2023 | 3 Things

What we've learned about designing for accessibility from our users Slack’s accessibility team recently launched a series of changes to make navigating around Slack more reliable and efficient for keyboard-only and...

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G2 Badges: What's It All About?

Maggie Vaughan | March 30, 2023 | Quality Assurance

What are those badges on the DubBot website? If you have spent any time at all on the DubBot website, you’ve noticed some "badges" with titles like "Best Support," "Easiest Set-up," etc. Each badge is labeled with a season, a year, a...

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3 Things - Tuesday, March 28

Maggie Vaughan | March 28, 2023 | 3 Things

Three Upcoming Webinars Navigating Accessibility - Hosted by Promet Source and presented in partnership with DubBot.Participants will gain insights into automated and manual testing processes to create more accessible and inclusive...

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Sitting for the CPACC Exam - #2

Ashley Thompson | March 23, 2023 | Accessibility

Ashley Thompson is a member of DubBot’s Support team, serving as our newest Support Engineer. The following post is the second part of a blog series documenting her experiences as she prepares for the CPACC exam. The first...

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A day at axe-con

Maggie Vaughan | March 22, 2023 | Accessibility

I attended my third axe-con conference last week. As usual, I was not disappointed. I found myself drawn to the sessions that focused on the people of accessibility and not the technology. Sometimes I think the longer I’m in the...

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3 Things - Tuesday, March 21

Maggie Vaughan | March 21, 2023 | 3 Things

Today is World Down Syndrome Day (video) James Martin's dad tells of pride as Belfast actor is first star with Down's Syndrome to win OscarSpeaking to BBC Radio's Good Morning Ulster, his father Ivan Martin said: "It’s an amazing...

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Prioritizing Accessibility Issues

Maggie Vaughan | March 16, 2023 | Web Governance, Accessibility

There are many ways to prioritize the issues found during your last accessibility audit…matrices, formulas, comparisons...all kinds of methods. Your organization may already have a process in place. If not, this blog post is for you....

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3 Things - Tuesday, March 14

Maggie Vaughan | March 14, 2023 | 3 Things

Accessibility Manager (Remote) - Management Concepts, Tyson's Corner We are a Federal-focused training company that offers instructor-led classroom and virtual training. We are looking for someone to manage a high-functioning team of...

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"All In" with Google

Maggie Vaughan | March 9, 2023 | Accessibility

According to the Jan. 5, 2021 issue of Forbes Magazine, "...based upon growing trends in the market, building an inclusive brand will soon transform from a 'nice to do' to a 'must do.'" The Universal Marketing Dictionary defines inclusive...

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3 Things - Tuesday, March 7

Maggie Vaughan | March 7, 2023 | 3 Things

Judy Heumann died suddenly on Saturday at age 75 at a hospital in Washington, D.C.. Today's 3Things would like to honor her, her work, and her legacy. Rest in peace and power. "She contracted polio in 1949 in Brooklyn, New York and began to use...

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Why axe-con?

Maggie Vaughan | March 2, 2023 |

Why axe-con? Let me tell you why. Axe-con is all about digital accessibility. All day, every day. Accessibility is not a sidebar at this conference…it IS the conference. And it's not just for programmers and...

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3 Things - Tuesday, Feb. 28

Maggie Vaughan | February 28, 2023 | 3 Things

Three TED Talks - all links below go to YouTube. 4 ways to design a disability-friendly future | Meghan Hussey Sharing her experience growing up with an autistic sister, disability inclusion advocate Meghan Hussey illuminates...

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Sitting for the CPACC Exam

Ashley Thompson | February 23, 2023 | Accessibility

Ashley Thompson is a member of DubBot’s Support team, serving as our newest Support Engineer. The following post is the first part of a blog series documenting her experiences as she prepares for the CPACC...

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3 Things - Tuesday, Feb. 21

Maggie Vaughan | February 21, 2023 | 3 Things

Assistant Vice President, Digital Accessibility - Credit One Bank, Las Vegas, NV As an Assistant Vice President (AVP) of Digital Accessibility at Credit One Bank, you will be responsible for the ongoing growth, application, and...

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Disabilities and a Presidency

Maggie Vaughan | February 20, 2023 | Accessibility

Franklin Delano Roosevelt (FDR) is considered one of the most successful and effective American presidents in history.  Below is a brief timeline of his life: FDR was born in 1882 in Hyde Park, New York, to James and Sara Roosevelt ...

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3 Things - Tuesday, Feb. 14

Maggie Vaughan | February 14, 2023 | 3 Things

Princeton to host the Inclusive Futures: Disability and Technology Symposium This symposium, convened by Victor Zhuang, Fung Global Fellow 2022-23, brings together scholars and practitioners to consider the future of technology and...

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What it Means to be a DubBot Customer

Maggie Vaughan | February 10, 2023 |

Before I came to work with DubBot, I was the Digital Accessibility Program Manager for Christopher Newport University (CNU). In 2019, CNU became a customer of DubBot.  From that first email to when we signed the contract, I remember...

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3 Things - Tuesday, Feb. 7

Maggie Vaughan | February 7, 2023 | 3 Things

Learning the 'Unspoken Rules' - a boot camp gets autistic students ready for the workforce. Welcome to RIT’s Career Ready Bootcamp, a two- to three-week program that is part of a nascent effort to tackle stubbornly high...

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ChatGPT and regular expressions

Maggie Vaughan | February 6, 2023 | Quality Assurance

DISCLAIMER: DubBot does not endorse using ChatGPT as the only solution for generating regex and XPath expressions. Testing and verification by a qualified human is a must. The DubBot Support Team is here to help you with...

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Supporting HighEdWeb

Blaine Herman | February 1, 2023 | Accessibility

"The Higher Education Web Professionals Association (HighEdWeb) is an international organization of professionals working to design, develop, manage, and map the future of digital in higher education."  DubBot has supported the HighEdWeb...

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3 Things - Tuesday, Jan. 31

Maggie Vaughan | January 31, 2023 | 3 Things

Neurodiversity Design SystemThe NDS is a coherent set of standards and principles that combine neurodiversity and user experience design for Learning Management Systems. Design accessible learning interfaces supporting success and achievement...

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The DOJ and New Web Accessibility Regulations

Maggie Vaughan | January 26, 2023 | Accessibility

I’ve noticed a couple of articles/blog posts popping up regarding the April 2023 date the DOJ intends to publish its Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) on new web accessibility regulations for state and local government...

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3 Things - Tuesday, Jan. 24

Maggie Vaughan | January 24, 2023 | 3 Things

3 Must Attendee Conferences CSUN Assistive Technology Conference March 13-17 ~ Anaheim, CA ($$)Whether you have been attending the conference for years or are planning to attend your first, the CSUN Assistive Technology...

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Describing Images

Maggie Vaughan | January 20, 2023 | Quality Assurance, Accessibility

We all know that adding ALT text to our images is a very simple way to help add accessibility to our websites and digital assets. But there are other forms of text alternatives that, when used properly, also make your digital creations...

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3 Things - Tuesday, Jan. 17

Maggie Vaughan | January 17, 2023 | 3 Things

#3A11yThings looks at 3 ways to satisfy 3 WCAG 2.2 Success Criteria Audit your focus styles Problem: "I can't tell where the keyboard focus is as I move around a web page or app."Works well: "I can see where the keyboard focus is as I...

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WCAG 2.2 - What's New

Maggie Vaughan | January 11, 2023 | Accessibility

NOTESince this article was published, the W3C has made the following changes to WCAG 2.2:Changes from the January 2023 CR to the May 2023 CR include: 2.4.7 Focus Visible — Changed from Level A back to Level AA, as it is in WCAG...

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3 Things - Tuesday, Jan. 10

Maggie Vaughan | January 10, 2023 | 3 Things

Senior Applications Developer - Commonwealth of PA, Dauphin County, PA The Senior Applications Developer serves as the lead technical developer on system acceptance testing projects, providing support to lower-level developers by making...

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3 Things - Tuesday, Jan. 3

Maggie Vaughan | January 3, 2023 | 3 Things

Blind and disabled veterans can’t access VA websites, report says Now, a new report from the Senate Special Committee on Aging is taking VA to task for neglecting accessibility issues on its websites. Despite the fact that 27 percent...

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Making a Resolution for Advocacy

Maggie Vaughan | December 30, 2022 | Accessibility

Well, it’s that time of year again. The time that many of us reflect on the year gone by and look at the coming year as an opportunity for change, personal growth, and goal-setting. Whether it's committing to losing those pesky 10...

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3 Things - Tuesday, December 27

Maggie Vaughan | December 27, 2022 | 3 Things

New Year’s resolutions: embracing challenges  Setting New Year’s resolutions can leave you disappointed, but they can also push you to succeed. Raya Al-Jadir explores why New Year’s resolutions...

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The Holidays, Sensory Overload and Emojis

Maggie Vaughan | December 22, 2022 | Accessibility

Simply put, sensory overload means "too much information."  According to WebMD "Sensory overload is when your five senses — sight, hearing, smell, touch, and taste — take in more information than your brain can...

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3 Things - Tuesday, December 20

Maggie Vaughan | December 20, 2022 | 3 Things

Holiday gift ideas for loved ones with disabilities in your life. SoundBot SB210 Wireless Musical BeanieEliminating the need to swap back and forth between hearing aids and earbuds or trying to squash headphones over behind-the-ear hearing...

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Actually, Don't Click Here!

Maggie Vaughan | December 15, 2022 | Accessibility, SEO, Quality Assurance

Why are web content writers, designers and managers still using "Click Here" (or "Read More," "Learn More," etc.) as link text when it has been shown repeatedly it's just not best practice? Maybe it’s time for a refresher course on...

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3 Things - Tuesday, December 13

Maggie Vaughan | December 13, 2022 | 3 Things

Business Analyst, Westpac Group - Sydney, AUAssisting with driving the achievement of Westpac’s strategy by working with stakeholders to elicit, analyze, communicate, validate, and manage accessibility requirements and defects of...

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Manual Testing - A Checklist

Maggie Vaughan | December 12, 2022 | Accessibility, Quality Assurance

Back in October, October 9-12 to be exact, Little Rock, Arkansas hosted  #HEWeb22  - HighEdWeb’s Annual Conference. DubBot’s own Penny Kronz was a conference speaker, sharing her expertise in her session...

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3 Things - Tuesday, December 6

Maggie Vaughan | December 6, 2022 | 3 Things

Disabled people fear Twitter changes under Elon Musk leave them behind. Twitter has long been an essential public space for people with disabilities because of its unique format and broad reach. But now many people worry that recent...

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3 Things - Tuesday, November 29

Maggie Vaughan | November 29, 2022 | 3 Things

DOJ and Congressional Updates on Digital Accessibility - Ken Nakata, former Senior Trial Attorney with the U.S. Justice Department's Disability Rights SectionWhile Federal agency websites are important for shaping how the Federal government...

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3 Things - Tuesday, November 22

Maggie Vaughan | November 22, 2022 | 3 Things

A more inclusive Thanksgiving Day for the deaf and hard of hearing. Find Your Guest’s Preferred Mode of CommunicationDo they need a microphone in the middle of the table? Do they have single-sided hearing loss and prefer a specific...

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3 Things - Tuesday, November 15

Maggie Vaughan | November 15, 2022 | 3 Things

5 Visual Treatments that Improve AccessibilityTo design accessible visuals, account for color contrast, don’t rely on color alone, make interactive elements easy to identify, provide useful alternative text for images, and test your...

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3 Things - Tuesday, November 8

Maggie Vaughan | November 8, 2022 | 3 Things

Associate Director, Student Accessibility Services - The College of William & MaryThe Associate Director provides ongoing support and advocacy for students with disabilities, both within and outside of the classroom. The incumbent will serve...

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Dashboard Additions

Maggie Vaughan | November 7, 2022 | SEO, Product Updates

Great news! Your dashboard is expanding! You will now have "the rest of the story." Widgets for SEO reporting and Best Practices are being added to your Sites and Groups Overview dashboards. Sites Overview Dashboard Groups Overview...

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3 Things - Tuesday, November 1

Maggie Vaughan | November 1, 2022 | 3 Things

The "A" in DEIA: Why Corporate Leaders Must Include AccessibilityAlthough corporations have strategies in place to support employees with reported disabilities, DEIA efforts must extend beyond checking boxes and complying with laws....

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Policy Library

Maggie Vaughan | October 27, 2022 | Web Governance, Product Updates

Have you heard? DubBot has launched its brand new policy library!  What’s a policy library, you might ask. The DubBot policy library is a collection of pre-written policy checks that you can import to your site, strengthening...

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3 Things - Tuesday, October 25

Maggie Vaughan | October 25, 2022 | 3 Things

WordPress Accessibility Day - November 2-3, 2022WordPress Accessibility Day is a 24-hour global event dedicated to promoting and learning website accessibility best practices for WordPress websites. Representation in alt text - Aaron...

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SEO Reporting Just Got Better!

Maggie Vaughan | October 19, 2022 | SEO, Product Updates

We all know how important SEO is to website visibility, and increased user traffic. And don’t forget about the relationship between an accessible website and SEO.  With DubBot’s latest update to SEO reporting, you now...

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3 Things - Tuesday, October 18

Maggie Vaughan | October 18, 2022 | 3 Things

3 Jobs Edition Accessibility Document Specialist - University of FloridaThe Accessibility Document Specialist is responsible for providing Section 508 compliant document remediation support to clients with an emphasis on PDF, MS Suite, and...

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3 Things - Tuesday, October 11

Maggie Vaughan | October 11, 2022 | 3 Things

3 Volunteer Positions with HighEdWeb Link Journal EditorThis position works as part of the Link Journal Committee to edit content for Link, The Journal of Higher Education Web Professionals. Editors will work with the...

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3 Things - Tuesday, October 4

Maggie Vaughan | October 4, 2022 | 3 Things

3 Ways to Celebrate National Disability Employment Awareness Month Put Up a Poster! NDEAM is a great time to freshen up bulletin boards in workplaces, schools, libraries or other community locations. Educate Employees! For employers,...

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