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How Website Benchmarking Can Help Boost Your Digital Presence

The internet is an increasingly crowded place, and it can be very difficult to gauge what website content is...

7 Simple SEO Website Redesign Tips

There are many reasons why an organization might choose to redesign their website. Some will simply be...

Monsido Enhances Platform With Mobile Accessibility Testing

Monsido, a leading web governance platform powered by CivicPlus ® , has announced the addition of automated...

6 Tips To Help You Drive More Website Conversions

In today’s digital landscape, it is not enough to simply have a website. With so much competition out there,...

European Accessibility Act - How to Prepare Your Organization and Where to Start

It’s been some time since the United States adopted web accessibility requirements into their national laws,...

4 Ways to Optimize Your Multi-Language Website

If your business or organization operates in several countries, it's likely that your website is available...

CivicPlus® Completes Acquisition of Optimere

Optimere the leading provider of digital compliance, accessibility, and records management solutions,...

Why You Should Prioritize Mobile Accessibility in 2022

Now more than ever, businesses are focusing on mobile accessibility and creating a more inclusive mobile web...

5 Tips For Optimizing Your Financial Brand Website

For financial institutions, such as banks, credit unions, and the like, the pressure to keep up with website...

Is Your Website Ready For The European Accessibility Act?

From June 28, 2025, businesses, including manufacturers and publishers will only be able to supply the...

Website Accessibility Compliance: What it Looks Like Today and What's to Come

You may have seen that there has been a large focus on digital inclusion since the internet has taken off as...

Top 50 U.S. Private University Websites: A Look at the Rankings

In today’s world, we are all increasingly reliant on the efficiency and ease that digital communication...

Breaking Down the U.S. Department of Justice’s New Web Accessibility Guidance

The US Department of Justice (DOJ) recently released an update to its official guidance on web accessibility...

A Look at the Legal Landscape of Web Accessibility Compliance

The number of lawsuits filed against companies for violating the Americans with Disabilities Act’s (ADA) /...

Get To Know Assistive Technology: What It Is and How It Helps

What is assistive technology? How does it work? And, more importantly, how can it help people access your...

Monsido and Hannon Hill Release Top 50 US Private Colleges & University Websites 2022 Benchmark Report

Monsido and Hannon Hill today released a joint report analyzing the top 50 US private college and university...

Monsido’s State of Websites 2022 Report: A Key User Experience Takeaway

How much are your peers prioritizing different efforts across their website? How much time do they spend on...

IAAP Positioning Statement and Recommendations on Accessibility Overlay Tools

Accessibility overlays are applications and coding that claim to detect web accessibility issues and bring...

Terzetto Digital Teams Up with Monsido to Enhance Website Compliance

Terzetto Digital, a results-driven digital marketing agency focusing on strategy, content creation, and...

CCPA vs. GDPR: Differences, Similarities & Must-Knows

By now, most business leaders are aware of the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) and the European...

ZAG Interactive Partners With Monsido for More Digitally Inclusive Websites

ZAG Interactive, a full-service digital agency specializing in responsive website design, custom...

How Google’s Page Experience Update Will Impact Websites in 2022

Recently, Google announced that it will be bringing its Page Experience update to desktop, expanding their...

Structure Your Web Accessibility Dream Team for Success

Does your team get lost in a long accessibility checklist and struggle to get a simple overview on who is...

Exclusive Interview With Accessibility Advocate and Inclusion Champion Alycia Anderson

We were lucky to catch up with Accessibility Advocate and Inclusion Champion, Alycia Anderson, and get her...

CCPA Compliance: How to Make Your Website Compliant in 2022

The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) of 2018 is a set of regulations that offers California residents...

5 Common Website Compliance Mistakes To Avoid in 2022

Website compliance is becoming increasingly complex, with more stringent regulations from governments and...

15 Ways to Improve Web Accessibility

By taking these 15 steps to improve web accessibility, your website will be more accessible to a broader...

Fireside Chat Three With Samuel Cairnduff of the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra

Ending the year on a high note, Monsido's Asia-Pacific Fireside Chat Three in our live video podcast series...

7 Key Web Governance Principles

Web governance is all of the policies and procedures which go into maintaining and managing a website. All...

CCPA and Cookie Consent: Is Your Website Compliant?

The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) went into effect in January 2020, requiring most businesses and...

Fireside Chat Two with Phil Chapman from Mission Australia

For Fireside Chat Two, our guest was Phil Chapman, Senior Manager External Communications at Mission...

GDPR and Cookie Consent: What Businesses Need to Know

The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) went into effect in 2018, affecting...

Neapolitan Labs Teams Up With Monsido For Better Web Governance For Their Clients

Neapolitan Labs, a full-service agency has teamed up with Monsido, a leading web governance platform, to...

Fireside Chat With Bec Goulter From the National Retail Association

Monsido’s Fireside Chat Series Asia-Pacific 2021 is a space where marketing and digital leaders can grow and...

Another AODA Deadline? 3 Essentials To Get Your Organization Prepared

To make sure your organization is ready for the AODA's next deadline, learn about the essentials to equip...

Monsido Enhances Platform With Automated Accessibility Testing for WCAG 2.2

Monsido, a leader in digital governance solutions that enhance user experience, today announced that the...

What to Expect from WCAG 2.2

In early 2020, the Accessibility Guidelines Working Group (AG WG) announced the First Public working draft...

Making the Grade: A Look into Our Top US School District Websites Benchmark Report

For school districts around the United States, the past year and a half has placed even greater reliance on...

New Report Finds US School District Websites Need To Improve Their Content Quality

Monsido, a leader in digital governance software, has released an industry report analyzing the websites of...

What Is ADA Website Compliance?

Have ADA rules and regulations got you scratching your head in confusion? Are you in doubt about what being...

10 Best Web Accessibility Testing Tools (Free & Paid) for 2021

You may already know that website accessibility is important, but how do you know if your website is...

12 Common Web Accessibility Issues for the Visually Impaired

It's common knowledge now that web accessibility is a basic human right. Besides opening your website to a...

Monsido Announces Merger with ArchiveSocial

Together, Monsido and ArchiveSocial create a purpose-built solution for an open, optimized, and compliant...

Do Websites Have to Be ADA Compliant? For now, yes.

The Americans With Disabilities Act, Title III, requires businesses that are open to the public to make...

New Benchmark Report Reveals That Australian Healthcare Websites Are Falling Behind

Monsido, a leading web governance provider, has released a benchmark report analysing the websites of the...

Monsido and Hannon Hill Integrate for Seamless Website Management

Hannon Hill, makers of the award-winning Cascade CMS, has integrated with Monsido, a leader in web...

Monsido Unveils Consent Manager Tool for Accessible and Straightforward Website User and Cookie Consent

Monsido, the leading digital governance solution that enhances user experience, today announced the launch...

Section 508 Compliance Testing: Overview and Checklist

The concept of website accessibility is ever-evolving, as new types of technology emerge. An example of that...

Mainstreethost Partners With Monsido for More Digitally Inclusive Websites

Mainstreethost, a leading digital marketing agency, have partnered with Monsido, a leader in web governance...

4 Tips to Keep Your Agency and Freelancers Accountable

The shift to remote work has increased the need for online collaboration tools such as workflow managers,...

The First Look At WCAG 3.0 Is Here!

The World Wide Web Consortium’s Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) has now published the first public...

Website Accessibility Testing: How to Offer the Best User Experience

Developers and designers are accustomed to testing the functionality of websites and applications they...

How to Create an AODA Web Accessibility Plan

As part of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, organizations should, besides the...

How Monsido can be used with Project Management Tools

The shift to remote work has increased the need for online collaboration tools such as workflow managers,...

Why PDF Accessibility Is Important For Higher Education

Every student has an equal right to access higher education and training. Technology has a significant...

Mall Maverick Partners With Monsido to Bring Better Web Accessibility to Shopping Centers

Mall Maverick, an agency specializing in digital marketing solutions for shopping centers, has partnered...

PDF Accessibility: Everything You Need to Know to Create Accessible PDFs

What is an accessible PDF? It’s a PDF document that allows people with disabilities and vision impairments...

Digital Inclusion: The Push to Expand Internet Access to All People

If you’re one of the approximately 4 billion smartphone users in the world, and you access the internet...

7 Accessibility Issues You Probably Have on Your Site Right Now

Accessibility and inclusive design is the latest buzzword in web design, but the actual matter encompasses a...

WordPress ADA Compliance: Simple 8-Step Guide (Including Plugins)

Did you know that failure to comply with ADA could result in a six-figure fine? All websites, including...

How Are City Websites Supporting Residents? Insights to the Experience, Quality, and Performance of US City Websites

In our report with our partners OpenCities and CommonLook, “Better Websites. For All”, we analyzed over 700...

US City Websites Need Improvements To Meet Resident Needs & Expectations

Monsido, a leading web governance provider, and OpenCities, a leading website and form builder, in...

What is Digital Accessibility (& Why Is It Important)?

Web and mobile app designers focus heavily on the visual impact they’re creating, ensuring it’s optimized...

33 Accessibility Statistics You Need to Know in 2021

Are you interested in the state of web accessibility in 2021? Then look no further. Digital accessibility...

Compliance Sheriff Announces End of Life - Monsido Offers Alternative

At the end of February 2021, Compliance Sheriff®, a web accessibility solution owned by Appgate, made an End...

Accessibility Overlays Are Not Enough

With the increasing awareness of the need for an accessible digital presence, businesses are struggling to...

How to Build a Section 508 Technology Accessibility Program

Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act 1973 is a federal law that requires the information and communication...

Only 1 in 4 Top UK Councils are on a Path to Web Accessibility Compliance

A new report by leading software company, Monsido, shows that out of the Top 50 UK Councils, only 1 in 4...

Monsido’s 2020 Product Release Highlights

2020 was a year of great change and even greater challenges, and so at Monsido we are particularly proud to...

How Monsido Helps With Your Website Redesign

Monsido is a user experience and web accessibility software that helps you manage and improve the quality of...

From F to Z: How Users Read Your Content

When creating digital content, one key thing to note is that people skim on websites. They scan the titles...

Preparing for the Upcoming AODA Web Compliance Deadlines

By now, organizations in Ontario, Canada should be well acquainted with the Accessibility for Ontarians with...

PageAssist Has Had an Upgrade!

We’ve made some exciting updates to our PageAssist™ tool so that you can now give your visitors even more...

Don’t Forget the Documents - Why Accessible Web Content is More Than just HTML

Why you need a strategy to ensure that your PDF documents are as accessible as the rest of your website.

How to Utilize the Power of Content Policies

What is the best way to find and manage violations of branding guidelines, styling guides, industry...

4 Essential Features Of Social Media Accessibility

No social media channel is one hundred percent accessible due to limitations on the actual platforms. You...

Prepare Your Website for Google’s Page Experience Update

Is your website prepared for Google's new ranking factors based on page experience? See how Monsido can help...

How To Write Good Alt Text and Why It Matters

“Alt text” or “alternative text” (sometimes known as “alt tags”) is, in its basic form, any text...

Your Guide to Improving your Website

Website optimization is an ongoing project and you’ll need quality assurance processes in place to help keep...

8 Crucial Website Quality Assurance Factors (and How to Test for Them)

When we talk about “website quality assurance,” it is usually in regards to the checklists of items and...

Why Content Policies Are Your Friend!

So, What Exactly Are Content Policies? As important as they are to maintaining and optimizing a healthy...

Prioritizing COVID-19 Content With Monsido

Monsido is able to automate scanning and grouping all of your COVID-19 related content in one place so you...

Make Your Website Faster With Monsido’s Powerful New Performance Module

You only get one chance to make a good first impression, and when it comes to your website, loading speed is...

Readability: How to Write Content That Everyone Can Read

You may think you write great copy, but that goes nowhere if it’s too complex for some readers to comprehend.

What is SEO?

Unless you’ve been living in a bubble for the past decade, you’ve probably heard a lot about search engine...

Web Accessibility and SEO - How They Are Interrelated

Web accessibility and SEO are mutually beneficial and interrelate in many areas. Both are machine-readable....

Monsido and dotCMS Announce Strategic Partnership

The new integration will bring accessibility and web governance to enterprises looking to create exceptional...

Web Accessibility for Hearing Impairments

Using the web requires certain physical, visual, and cognitive efforts, so it is a common assumption that...

The Easiest and Quickest Ways to Improve Your Web Accessibility

Are you wondering how to handle web accessibility and are concerned about time?

Monsido Announces $16.9 Million Investment by Level Equity and Vaekstfonden

Monsido today announced it has secured $16.9 million in funding from Level Equity, a growth equity firm...

Web Accessibility in Canada: An Overview

As a country, Canada has done well with implementing inclusivity into its society and accommodating for...

Backlink Building Guide (Updated for 2020)

When describing the importance of building backlinks for SEO, I used to like using a high school analogy.

Check out Monsido’s Powerful New Heatmaps Tool

Heatmaps provide you with a wealth of insights on how your visitors actually interact with your web pages,...

Domino's Rejected Appeal a Positive Wake-Up Call for Accessibility

Monsido, a leader in web governance solutions that enhance user experience, regards the Supreme Court's...

Tips for Making Your Content and Website Design More Accessible

When you are planning your business's digital marketing and website design, be inclusive and make your...

Web and PDF Accessibility Made Easy for Government Web Professionals

SAN DIEGO and ARLINGTON, Va., September 12, 2019 (Newswire.com) - ​​​​​​​Monsido, a leader in web governance...

Everything You Need to Know About the EU Web Accessibility Directive

As the deadline for the first adoption phase of the EU Web Accessibility Directive draws closer (September...

The Difference between Title Tags and H1 Tags

One of the valuable features of the Monsido SEO and webmaster tool is that it shows you places in your...

Content Governance - Looking Beyond Your CMS

Your website needs content - engaging, brand-consistent creations to build trust in your users. But before...

Broken Links - How It Affects Your Google Rankings, UX, Brand, and Revenue

Broken links (otherwise known as ‘dead links’ or ‘404 errors’) may not seem like a huge problem, but when...

Content Auditing During a Website Redesign or Refresh

In today’s world, content is king. However, when it comes to keeping your reader (and Google) happy, it’s...

Introducing PageCorrect: Your Tool for Easier Web Accessibility & Quality Assurance

PageCorrect is a revolutionary tool that allows you to immediately address quality assurance and...

Readability Tips: How to Make Your Content Understandable

Improving readability also means improving your site's SEO, usability, & conversion rates. Read on to find...

6 Tips to Reduce Misspellings and Improve Content Quality

What do you think when you see a business post content with typos? Do you cringe? Do you wonder if they care...

5 Most Common SEO Mistakes

Optimizing your website is an important part of digital marketing. As search engine algorithms continue to...

A Guide to Web Accessibility in the US

You've decided to make your website accessible to people with disabilities. Now what? The first thing you...

How Social Media Really Influences SEO

Search engines have been around since the 1990s, and it didn’t take long before Search Engine Optimizers...

How to Fix Broken Links On Your Website

Broken links are terrible for quality assurance. They can destroy your conversion rates. They indirectly...

Why Having a Mobile-Friendly Website Is Critical to SEO

Google makes about 500 to 600 algorithm updates each year, so you usually shouldn’t sweat the threat of an...

What to Do If You Receive an ADA Web Accessibility Demand Letter

2019 saw a flood of web accessibility lawsuits, with over 2000 new cases filed in federal court on grounds...

Website and PDF Accessibility Made Easy

Partnership Between Monsido and CommonLook Gives Users Access to Enhanced PDF Compliance Tools

New Compliance Shield Tool

Monsido, a leader in web governance solutions that enhance user experience, today announced the forthcoming...

Monsido Introduces Powerful Compliance Shield Tool to Drive Better Digital Accessibility

New Addition Empowers Users by Allowing Them to Customize Their Online Experience...

Are You Making these Outbound Linking Mistakes?

For a long time, webmasters feared putting external links on their websites. They believed that any outbound...

Why Website Speed Still Matters for SEO

In 2010, Google made it official: website speed was a SEO ranking factor.

Tips to Protect Website from Accessibility Lawsuit

If you’ve been paying attention to web accessibility lawsuits – such as the lawsuit filed against Harvard...

Web Accessibility for Visual Impairments

When people think of web accessibility, they usually think of making websites for blind individuals using...

Is Your Website At Risk of an Accessibility Lawsuit?

In 2015, The National Association of the Deaf (NAD) filed a class action lawsuit against Harvard University...

Making an Accessible Website for Users with Physical Disabilities

When talking about web accessibility, it is often blind individuals with screen readers who come to mind....

Duplicate Content: When to Worry (and when not to)

Webmasters tend to freak out about duplicate content and think that it will automatically bring about a...

Spreading Awareness of Global Accessibility Awareness Day

Since the online community began recognizing the need for accessibility, web designers, tech companies,...

7 Tech Tools which Help People With Disabilities Access the Web

If you are not a person with a disability, then you probably take it for granted that you can easily control...

How to Make a Web Accessibility Strategy

Whether you want to improve your website accessibility because of legal reasons, to expand reach, or simply...

6 Misconceptions about Web Accessibility

Even though web accessibility isn’t a new concept, there hasn’t been much discourse about it over the years...

Web Accessibility for Cognitive and Neurological Impairments

Of all of the types of disabilities which must be considered for web accessibility, neurological and...

What is Web Accessibility and Why It Matters for Your Website

When you go to the doctor’s office or a government building, you will find wheelchair ramps at the entrance...

Monsido Keeps Growing

Here at Monsido web governance software, we are pleased to announce that things are going great. So great,...

6 Ways Web Governance Helps SEO

Before we get into all of the ways that web governance can help improve your SEO, let’s clarify that web...

We’ve Outgrown Our Office Again!

Back in 2014 when we started Monsido, we were in a cramped office space where our ideas literally bumped...

The New Monsido Spell Check Tool

Having misspellings on your website is bad for your reputation and harms user experience. As part of website...

Are Your Online PDFs and Documents Optimized?

Monsido is a comprehensive website management tool which scans your website and finds Quality Assurance and...

Web Governance and How to Use it for Website Management

Web governance is what ultimately can make or break your website in terms of meeting your goals.

Do Too Many 404 Errors Harm SEO?

When visitors come to your website, click a link, and get a 404 Error, it is definitely annoying.

The 9 On-Page Optimization Factors You Need to Fix Now

For most websites, on-page optimization is the most important thing which can be done to improve SEO.

How to Write Killer Meta Descriptions to Increase CTR

Meta description is the short snippet of text which appears below a URL in the SERPs.

Content Optimization: Satisfy Search Engines and Users

In 1996, Bill Gates wrote an article called “Content is King.” He outlines some interesting ideas, like that...

How to Check If You Are Missing Alt Tags

One incredibly simple but effective thing you can do to improve your SEO rankings is to put keywords in your...

How Broken Links Are Destroying Your Website

Do you know what the worst thing about a website is? Bad design and confusing navigation.

Search Your Website and Be the Wiser

Do you remember every single piece of content on your website? Are you absolutely sure that no old products...

Is Your Website Mobile Friendly?

Important news for webmasters: Google has just announced that, starting April 21st, 2015, they will increase...

Increasing Signups by over 1200% - Changing One Button

It is common marketing advice to make signups as simple as possible. You don’t want to scare people off by...

Monsido Now Offers On-Demand Scans

No more waiting for weekly scans. Now you decide when your website is scanned! Monsido users will now have...

Better Overview with “Pages with errors” Section

Today we have launched a new report in Monsido. The section “Pages with errors" is a complete list of all...