IS YOUR WEBSITE ACCESSIBLE TO PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES?

The internet is an ever-changing place, and keeping your company’s website current with the latest design trends and assuring platform accessibility is a key part of regular upkeep. However, accessibility is more than simply updating your website to run on tablets and smartphones. Your website must also be ADA compliant. What follows is a brief overview of the ADA, what this means for your company’s website and how professional assistance can help with ADA compliance.

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All technology, including websites, must grant barrier-free access to people with disabilities.

  • 1 out of 5 persons has a disability that may require assistive technology, like screen readers.
  • Website accessibility lawsuits have increased over 300% since 2013.
  • Settlements and legal fees can cost defendants six figures.
  • Expand your audience and attract new users.
9 steps that will ensure your sites ADA Compliance level
  1. Ensure content has appropriate headings and titles
  2. Use text and fonts to benefit users
  3. Populate tables
  4. Use alternate text with visuals
  5. Use color contrast
  6. Make sure your site is navigable
  7. Don’t use PDFs
  8. Enhance your multi-media
  9. Include “SKIP NAVIGATION” at the top of your pages

HOW WE CAN HELP

The internet is an ever-changing place, and keeping your company’s website current with the latest design trends and assuring platform accessibility is a key part of regular upkeep. However, accessibility is more than simply updating your website to run on tablets and smartphones. Your website must also be ADA compliant. What follows is a brief overview of the ADA, what this means for your company’s website, and how professional assistance can help with ADA compliance.

WebTech has helped companies both large and small with their website needs. Contact us today to learn more about the services we offer and how we can help improve your company’s online presence.