Tag: Website Accessibility Tools

  • Heading Towards Web Accessible Content

    Heading Towards Web Accessible Content

    Content is the backbone of your website. You’ve crafted a brilliant website or churned out stellar content, but have you ever paused to consider if everyone can access and experience it? If your website’s content is not easy to find, navigate, and consume, you risk losing visitors and potential earnings. The importance of having web […]

  • Understanding Image Alt Text Descriptions

    Understanding Image Alt Text Descriptions

    Even though digital transformation is progressing rapidly, many online businesses still lag behind in making their websites accessible to people with disabilities. This is partly due to a lack of awareness or technical knowledge of different accessibility issues and how to solve them.  In this article, we will cover one of the most common accessibility […]

  • AI for ADA Web Remediation: Is It the Right Choice?

    AI for ADA Web Remediation: Is It the Right Choice?

    The web, a vast and sprawling network of information, has become a fundamental part of our lives. From education to work, communication to commerce, it shapes how we interact and learn. However, it’s not always as accessible as it should be for everyone. Web accessibility is a pivotal matter that guarantees everyone, including people with […]

  • A Comprehensive Guide to ADA Web Compliance

    A Comprehensive Guide to ADA Web Compliance

    As a business owner, you are likely aware that the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is a federal law mandating inclusion for people with disabilities in all areas of public life. Did you know, however, that these protections also extend to websites? The number of website accessibility lawsuits has steadily risen — from 2,314 in […]

  • Do PDFs Need To Be Web Accessible?

    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

    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  

    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?

    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

    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

    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. […]