Website Accessibility

ADA Legislation and WCAG

What Is ADA Website Accessibility?

Details on ADA Legislation and WCAG Is your website ready for all visitors? According to United States law, business websites have an obligation to comply with accessibility standards – in other words, it needs to be usable by individuals with disabilities. This is why the ADA, the Americans with Disabilities Act, first passed in 1990, …

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ADA Compliant Colors

ADA Compliant Colors – Helpful Guidelines and Tools

Picking out colors is one of the most important parts of the web design process. What colors evoke professionalism? Which are soothing for visitors? What color scheme will best match the logo a business already has? But there’s another vital aspect to web color choices – accessibility for those with visual impairments. Color accessibility depends …

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Tools for ADA Website Accessibility Testing

Tools for ADA Website Testing

Has it been a while since you took a look at how your website content handles ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) accessibility options for those with disabilities? Are you working with an older website that wasn’t really built with accessibility in mind? The rise in recent years of lawsuits related to lack of website accessibility …

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WCAG 2.1 vs 2.0

What’s New in WCAG 2.1 – The Guidelines Explained

When federal or state laws discuss accessibility compliance, they frequently refer to something called the WCAG, or Web Content Accessibility Guidelines. The WCAG is a collection of worldwide standards used to make sure websites are accessible to those with disabilities. In other words, they show organizations what websites need to do to be accessible, giving developers …

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Accessible Web Design Process

Accessible Web Design Process

If your business is new to compliance with accessibility standards, or hasn’t tackled a larger website project before, then you may be wondering what a roadmap for accessible web design looks like. Much of this depends on your business website, what sort of capabilities it needs to have, and if it has been updated in …

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The Levels of WCAG and How to Optimize for AA Vs AAA

Levels of WCAG Compliance and How to Optimize for AA Vs AAA

The current Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG 2.1) are a particularly valuable resource for anyone optimizing their website and related code for accessibility by individuals with disabilities. The WCAG includes detailed recommendations about exactly how web developers can change sites to meet various levels of compliance. That makes it a key resource – but it’s …

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What is WCAG

What is WCAG 2.1 and Why It Matters On Your Website

How friendly is your website for people with disabilities? This simple question quickly grows more complex as businesses consider how their websites are created, what updates look like, and what accessibility issues they may have if they aren’t sure. Let’s take a closer look at disability guidelines for the internet, and what your organization can do in response.

Does Your Website Meet ADA Compliance Standards?

How to Check if Your Website is ADA Compliant for 2021

The ADA, or Americans with Disabilities Act, is periodically updated with new guidelines and practices for today’s work – so it’s not a surprise that the ADA has a variety of website accessibility standards and requirements. This is primarily done via the WCAG, or Web Content Accessibility Guidelines, which are created and maintained to apply accessibility rules to the online world.