Should You Convert Your EPUB 2 Files to EPUB 3?

The EPUB 3 standard has been around since 2011.  Initially, both publishers and eReader makers were slow to adopt the new format. Because most eReaders weren’t supporting EPUB 3 files, publishers weren’t publishing EPUB 3 files.  Because most publishers weren’t publishing EPUB 3 files, eReaders weren’t supporting EPUB 3 files.   Fortunately, that stalemate has […]

What is an EPUB 3?

What is an EPUB? EPUB is a dynamic, widely supported format for eBooks.  The EPUB format gained popularity over the years by offering a more flexible reading experience than other, more static formats like PDF.  That’s because EPUBs are actually made up of the same code that is used to create websites.  EPUB files are […]

What Does ADA Compliance Mean for Your Site?

If you’ve ever run a Google search for ‘web accessibility’, ‘accessible web application’, or anything similar, chances are you’ve come across the phrase ‘ADA compliance’.   And it makes sense that this phrase is catching on.  With accessibility lawsuits on the rise, companies looking to improve their web accessibility want to make absolutely sure that […]

WCAG Vocabulary Explained

WCAG is broken up into four sections that outline important accessibility considerations. But the language used to define these sections is a bit abstract.  And the items contained within these sections use some very technical language.  If you’re not a developer, it can be challenging to figure out just what these guidelines are talking about.  […]

What is WCAG 2.0?

What Does WCAG Stand For? If you’ve ever looked up ‘web accessibility’, chances are, you’ve come across WCAG, WCAG 2.0, or some variation of this. WCAG stands for Web Content Accessibility Guidelines. WCAG 2.0 is the current working web accessibility standard. See, at the time of writing, there is no official standard for ADA compliance […]

What is Semantic HTML?

What exactly is Semantic HTML?  Simply put, Semantic HTML refers to HTML code written using proper and descriptive tags—also known as, you guessed it, semantic tags.  Instead of simply indicating the beginning of a new section or denoting which portion of a page will carry a certain tag or ID,  semantic HTML tags tell us—and […]

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