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Voluntary Product Accessibility Template – VPAT

21 Jun 2022

Your VPAT or Voluntary Product Accessibility Template tells users how accessible your product or services is for users with assistive technologies. What is a VPAT?  A VPAT is a document used to help users of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) make informed decisions before engaging with a service or product. The first iteration of this document […]

Global Accessibility Awareness Day 2022

13 May 2022

GAAD: What it is and Why it Matters. What is Global Accessibility Awareness Day? Over 10 years ago, Los Angeles-based web developer Joe Devon published his famous blog post discussing the importance of digital accessibility and its current state. By sheer chance, this post was uncovered by Jennison Asuncion, a Toronto-based accessibility professional, and the […]

The ADA and your Website

9 May 2022

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is something familiar that affects everyone. Whether it’s ramp access at a local business, handicapped parking accommodations at the supermarket, or automatic doors in and out of buildings, we all see how the Americans with Disabilities Act works to build a world accessible to everyone. The ADA accommodations are […]

Meet Accessible Web RAMP

22 Apr 2022

Accessible Web Console is now named Accessible Web RAMP. We’re excited to introduce RAMP alongside an expanded ecosystem of accessibility tools, educational courses, and services to help organizations of all sizes RAMP up to accessibility. RAMP Up to a Fully Accessible Future for Accessible Web Ramps didn’t become commonplace in architectural design and construction planning […]

Client Highlight: PressReader

18 Apr 2022

We would like to shout out one of our clients, PressReader, for their continued commitment to web accessibility. In PressReader’s recent blog post, they highlighted how they prioritized accessibility for the launch of PressReader Accessibility in late 2020. In their blog post, PressReader states, “With our access to over 7,000 publications, PressReader acts as a […]

NEW to Accessible Web RAMP: Freemium

29 Mar 2022

Introducing Freemium Subscriptions for Accessible Web RAMP We’re excited to introduce a new free subscription option for Accessible Web RAMP. Freemium RAMP accounts are intended to give more people access to the accessibility tools they need. Sign up for a freemium RAMP account to start monitoring your website for accessibility issues today. With freemium, there […]

A Case for Usability and UX Testing

4 Mar 2022

“Nothing About Us, Without Us” If your website hasn’t been tested by real assistive technology users, how do you know it’s truly barrier-free for people with disabilities? You really can’t. That’s why it’s important to include people with disabilities in your web design and accessibility remediation process. Usability/UX testing is your opportunity to have real […]

Shopify and Web Accessibility

16 Mar 2022

Over the last couple of years, Shopify has done a great job responding to the wave of accessibility lawsuits and helping eCommerce customers solve accessibility issues. Shopify provides Voluntary Product Accessibility Templates (VPATs) for many of their products, including their popular Debut theme and Checkout interface. Shopify is accessible right out-of-the-box, but the responsibility for […]

Bring Your School into Compliance with New Jersey’s Web Accessibility Act A4856

3 May 2022

If you work for a school or school district in New Jersey, it is important to start planning for NJ’s new web accessibility requirements now. Accessible Web’s team of specialists can help you create a plan! Accessible Web’s Top 10 Tips for Complying with New Jersey’s Web Accessibility Act: Understand NJ’s New Web Accessibility Requirements […]