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Quality Assurance, Technology May 27 2020
While Level AA is the gold standard for website ADA conformance, it is important to understand what each level (A, AA, AAA) implies so you can plan your business' website conformance plan. Use this handy comparison chart of specific WCAG 2.1 guidelines when planning or maintaining your conformant site.
posted by Dan Seagull
Quality Assurance April 30 2020
WCAG guidelines require PDFs to be conformant, but the process of doing so can lead to many headaches if not properly planned for. Understand when creating a site page in your CMS maybe a better option than a PDF, what can make PDF conformance easy or complex, and how to plan for this when designing or retrofitting your website against current website ADA standards.
posted by Dan Seagull
Technology, Quality Assurance April 27 2020
The importance of website ADA compliance has only increased over the years. With the Department of Justice opting not to develop or enforce website accessibility regulations, website conformance-related lawsuits have surged. The lack of federal regulation is certainly muddying the legal waters, so current Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) must be top of mind during every website design or redesign, and while sites are updated.
posted by Will Creedle
Quality Assurance, Strategy April 22 2020
The Americans with Disabilities Act gives civil rights protections to individuals with disabilities. With WCAG 2.1 guidelines serving as the basis for website ADA conformance, websites in the retail industry need to pay attention now more than ever. The COVID-19 pandemic underscored the fact that buying items from websites is a new norm for everyone, and helped reiterate that retail websites must be just as accessible to all consumers as physical spaces.
posted by Dan Seagull
Technology April 15 2020
Website cookies aren’t full of sugar or butter, you should still be wary of how many you’re accepting as well as how many you’re handing out. Cookies are small files that are placed on your computer by a website in order to track your actions and attributes. Explore the different types of website cookies, privacy implications and more.
posted by Patrick Trayes
Quality Assurance, Technology March 31 2020
The landscape of website compliance and accessibility is changing rapidly – and so are the automated tools being used to optimize and fact check. Explore how SaaS accessibility tools, in combination with manual testing and management, can help your website remain conformant – ultimately supporting your site’s user experience and creating a fair web experience for all.
posted by Sarah Viens
Marketing, Quality Assurance March 27 2020
There are now more ways than ever before to relay a message and communicate on a universal level, and video is one of the most popular. Explore this article to understand what will allow your video and audio transcripts to be most useful to audiences – resulting in a fair video user experience for all.
posted by Danielli Franquim