Could someone with disabilities be able to use and access your website? Yes, this is something you need to consider. We know that may not seem like an issue for you and your company but you could be leaving out an entire market that needs access to your site. Being ADA compliant is very important and recently legal actions have been required to force compliance. So when was your website recently reviewed for ADA compliance?
Things to consider...
When reviewing your website consider the following lists. Can you mark off any on the list?
Your website users must be able to perceive the information being presented, consider all senses.
Provide text alternatives for non-text content.
Provide captions and other alternatives for multimedia.
Create content that can be presented in different ways, including by assistive technologies, without losing meaning.
Make it easier for users to see and hear content.
Your website users must be able to see all interface components and navigation. must be operable.
Make all functionality available from a keyboard.
Give users enough time to read and use content.
Do not use content that causes seizures.
Help users navigate and find content.
Your website users must be able to understand the provided content and user interface.
Make text readable and understandable.
Make content appear and operate in predictable ways.
Help users avoid and correct mistakes.
Your website users must be able to perceive and interpret robust content by assistive technologies.
Maximize compatibility with current and future user tools.
Maybe you just need a refresh?
If your website has not been refreshed in the past five years, your website IS NOT helping you gain business anymore. Web interfaces have completely changed and if your website is not optimized you are no longer reaching potential customers. Would you like a free consultation? Contact us today to set up an appointment!