Do PDFs Need To Be Web Accessible?
PDFs have become a content staple for online businesses. From brochures and forms to e-books and reports, everyone uses PDFs, and with good reason. They’re compatible with most online content and are the ideal way to share and view information online. But have you ever considered how accessible these documents are for disabled users? Despite […]
Why AI & Overlay Widgets Fail ADA Website Compliance
As the digital world continues to evolve, many businesses are turning to Artificial Intelligence (AI) and overlay widgets to make their websites accessible. While these technologies are marketed as solutions to make websites ADA compliant, they often fail to deliver on that promise. In fact, they often make websites less accessible for those with disabilities. […]
Are Web Accessibility Testing Tools Enough to Ensure Compliance
As the internet continues to grow and evolve, the importance of website accessibility becomes ever more crucial. A website’s accessibility is not just a matter of convenience but a matter of civil rights as well. This is why website accessibility checkers have become a popular tool for many web designers and developers. They help identify […]
What Are the Levels of WCAG Compliance?
When it comes to accessibility compliance, the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) version 2.0 is the most widely used standard worldwide. WCAG has set internationally shared standards for web content accessibility to meet the needs of individuals, organizations, and governments. Web Content applies to all content on a web page or application, including text, images, […]
2022 ADA Web Accessibility Standards and Requirements
For most of us, it’s hard to imagine trying to navigate the world today without the web. We use it for almost everything: socializing, shopping, consuming media, research, the list goes on. However, the web is not accessible to all. Individuals with disabilities or impairments struggle to use the internet or are unable to. Unfortunately, […]
Are ADA Overlays a Liability? Here’s What Accessibility Experts Had to Say
Lawsuits for websites that are not ADA complaint continue to threaten many internet businesses. These companies often turn to accessibility tools to quickly make their sites ADA compliant, thinking they’ll be protected from a lawsuit. Accessibility tools (screen overlays and widgets,) such as UserWay, AccessiBe, and AudioEye, work by adapting website content to users’ needs. […]