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Quality Assurance August 04 2020
If you've heard of a VPAT but not sure what is is, learn why a business or institution might need to complete a Voluntary Product Accessibility Template, explore the types of VPATs, and how a VPAT differs from a full accessibility audit.
posted by Will Creedle
Announcements, Design, Projects, Strategy July 02 2020
Despite challenging circumstances, ZAG’s team of digital strategists, designers, marketers, developers, QA specialists and project managers brought four website redesigns over the finish line in the second quarter of 2020 to support our financial services clients in leveling up their digital experiences.
 
posted by Ari Mason
Design, Quality Assurance June 12 2020
Every day marketers adapt print materials for the web by simply creating a PDF of them or placing them as an image on a page. This practice must stop. Why? Because doing so creates a host of issues regarding mobile responsiveness, ADA conformance, SEO and user experience. Learn why you need to rethink how you approach print materials on your website. 
posted by Dan Seagull
Design, Quality Assurance, Technology June 11 2020
The design and development of all websites should be heavily focused on usability and inclusiveness. That's why site managers need to understand website ADA conformance guidelines so that plans for designing, redesigning or managing a site can be reflective of these guidelines. Review this handy website ADA conformance infographic.
posted by Carley Corraccio
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