Tag: Website Accessibility

  • Navigating Digital Accessibility Regulation in 2024

    Navigating Digital Accessibility Regulation in 2024

    Significant changes in digital accessibility legislation took place in 2023 that will significantly affect how businesses operate online in 2024. Accessibility has become a central focus in the United States Department of Justice, state legislatures, and even in Europe. These changes will have implications for businesses going forward, and it is essential for them to […]

  • Why Accessibility Overlays Might Make You a Target

    Why Accessibility Overlays Might Make You a Target

    For many website owners, ensuring their site is accessible to everyone, especially those with disabilities, is a priority. This makes sense, not only from an ethical standpoint but also from a legal one. Web accessibility has become a hot topic, with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) taking action against websites that fail to provide […]

  • Web Accessibility: The Wayfair Example

    Web Accessibility: The Wayfair Example

    Wayfair, one of the internet’s leading home goods and furniture retailers, was hit with another class action lawsuit in June. The lawsuit alleged that the company’s website was not accessible to legally blind customers. In this legal action, Seana Cromitie, a visually impaired woman, claimed that she encountered accessibility issues while attempting to purchase a […]

  • What Is An Accessibility Statement?

    What Is An Accessibility Statement?

    You are making your website’s content accessible to all users, including those with disabilities. But how do you let them know? An accessibility statement is a way to show your commitment to web accessibility. It provides your users with information about your accessibility plans, letting them know what to expect and what steps they can […]

  • Creating Web Accessible Links

    Creating Web Accessible Links

    The Internet has always been about connectivity. The links that crisscross every site play a vital role in guiding users as they explore the online realm. As one of the most basic elements of web accessibility, hyperlinks help users navigate to another page to access different types of digital content. While creating hyperlinks is easy, […]

  • The ADA’s New Shift Towards Web Accessibility

    The ADA’s New Shift Towards Web Accessibility

    In an age where our online and offline worlds are increasingly intertwined, ensuring web accessibility for all is not just a matter of convenience—it’s a matter of civil rights. Enter the U.S. Department of Justice, which is poised to take a monumental step toward making the virtual world more inclusive. As they gear up to […]

  • 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 […]

  • Does Your Image Need Alt Text to be Web Accessible?

    Does Your Image Need Alt Text to be Web Accessible?

    Images are the bread and butter for any website. You put a lot of time and effort into creating engaging visual content for your audiences. But that’s only half of the battle — making your content accessible to as many people as possible is the other half.  Despite the accelerated pace of the digital era, […]

  • Are Bots Sending Web Accessibility Demand Letters?

    Are Bots Sending Web Accessibility Demand Letters?

    Web accessibility has increasingly become a focal point for online businesses in recent years. In the digital era, the importance of making sure every user has access to web content cannot be overstated. But what happens when this rightful concern becomes a potential legal pitfall for businesses?  A recent wave of demand letters related to […]

  • ADA Web Compliance Demand Letters

    ADA Web Compliance Demand Letters

    As an online business owner, you’ve likely heard about the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). You understand its importance and that your website needs to be accessible to all users, including those with disabilities. However, when a website is found to be in violation of the ADA, its owner can face legal repercussions. These may […]