Webaim This is a pretty prolific site that has a cool little toolbar to install to your bowser. It’s called Wave. You’ve probably seen it before. It’s a great tool, but it is also easy to fool. Just because your site passes with no accessibility errors, does not mean it’s accessible. It only means it […]
Recently, and the timing here is purely coincidental, we’ve been ranked “Average” in a Web Accessibility study done by Illinois University. I know we can do better than Average. Read more about the study here. On the development side of the CMS, we take web accessibility very seriously. Because you know, it’s the law and […]
How to Test for usability These are direct solutions from the Federal 508 standard, so make your website 508 compliant. (a) Alt Text on non-text page elements. If your image has text on it, your alt text needs to say everything that your image says. If you use special non-web-friendly fonts for logos, and you’ve […]
Web accessibility is important. Besides the fact that it is a federal requirement, you never want to limit your audience. Taking the proper steps to ensure that you do not exclude anyone with a disability from being able to access your website would be the difference between a success and a failure.