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How To Create and Add Audio Description for Vimeo Videos

by Jena Wallace in Video Accessibility

Create Audio Description for Your Vimeo Videos Vimeo now supports multiple audio tracks on videos, meaning it is possible to add audio description (AD) to your Vimeo videos! Audio description, also known as descriptive audio or video description, provides narration of relevant…

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February 9, 2024

How to Create Audio Description for Youtube Videos

by Rebecca Klein in How-To

Create Audio Description for YouTube Videos More than 1 billion hours of videos are watched on YouTube each day. 71% of people with disabilities leave a website immediately if it’s not accessible. You don’t have to be a mathematician to understand these…

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October 13, 2023

The Ultimate Guide to Subtitles: Different Types, How They Work, and When to Use Them

by Jena Wallace in How-To

The Ultimate Guide to Subtitles: Different Types, How They Work, and When to Use Them Video subtitling is instrumental in reaching global audiences, but can be a complex and nuanced media accessibility solution. Add captions to the equation, and it can become…

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June 22, 2023

Podcast SEO: Optimize Your Podcast for Search Engine Discovery

by Abby Alepa in How-To

FREE Webinar: Accessible Audio for Podcasting The age of digital media has forever changed the way we consume entertainment, news, and other information. Artificial intelligence (AI) and short-form video have taken the world by storm, but there’s another player in the online…

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Updated August 30, 2023

4 Tips for Creating an Accessible and Engaging Hybrid Graduation

by Abby Alepa in Video Accessibility

Watch the [FREE] Webinar: The Top 5 Challenges to Accessibility in Higher Education Graduation ceremonies are an opportunity for students to feel rewarded for their hard work by convening with their peers, crossing the stage, and receiving their diplomas.  The COVID-19 pandemic…

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March 13, 2023

How to Add Captions to Video: To Integrate, or Not to Integrate?

by Kelly Mahoney in Video Accessibility

With such a wide variety of video platforms, players, and applications (oh my!) available on the market, it’s not always easy to understand how to add captions to video content on the platform you’re familiar with. This post serves as your directory…

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Updated February 14, 2024

Top 10 Tips for Elevating Your E-Commerce Website

by Abby Alepa in How-To

[FREE Webinar] The Power of an Accessible Website: Practical Tips for Elevating Your E-Commerce Business Trillions of dollars were made in the global e-commerce market in 2022, and that figure is only expected to grow. This thriving online industry presents an amazing…

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February 27, 2023

Unsure if You Need to Edit Your Captions & Subtitles? We’ve Got a Checklist for That

by Jena Wallace in Video Accessibility

Download the [FREE] Checklist: Caption Reformatting New network, streaming, and distribution deals crop up almost daily. With all of this video content being re-aired and distributed across the globe, producers and distributors must set their sights on preparing their video libraries and…

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February 17, 2023

What is 608 and 708 Closed Captioning?

by Jena Wallace in Video Accessibility

FCC Requirements for Closed Captioning of Online Video [Free eBook] Closed captions are a vital accessibility feature for people who are deaf or hard of hearing. There are two main standards for encryption and decryption of closed captioning data based on Federal…

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Updated November 3, 2023

How Do I Add Captions to My Videos?

by Kelly Mahoney in Video Accessibility

Closed Captioning 101 [Free eBook] So you just created a new video, but how do you add captions? Better yet, why should you add captions? In the United States, some accessibility-related legislation — like the 21st Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act…

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Updated June 8, 2023

How DIY Captions, YouTube Auto Captions, and 3Play Media’s Captions Differ

by Rebecca Klein in Video Accessibility

Beginners Guide to Captioning [Free Ebook] Investing the time and money into captioning your YouTube videos is well worth it. If you don’t believe us, check out Discovery Digital Networks. They conducted a controlled study that showed a 7.32% increase in views…

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Updated August 25, 2023

What Is Closed Captioning?

by Kelly Mahoney in How-To

Read the Beginner’s Guide to Captions [Free eBook] Closed captioning is time-synchronized text that reflects an audio track and can be read while watching visual content. The process of closed captioning involves transcribing the audio to text, dividing that text into chunks…

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Updated September 1, 2023