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 […]

The Value of Ongoing Page Monitoring for Accessibility

24 Feb 2022

Accessibility is an ongoing process–every comprehensive accessibility strategy includes a plan for ongoing page monitoring. Learn how automated page monitoring tools can help you maintain accessibility after your initial audit and remediation engagement. Keeping up with and fixing accessibility issues as they arise demonstrates your commitment to creating a barrier-free experience for users with disabilities. […]

A Q&A with our New Team Member, Gianna Barnhart

17 Jan 2022

Last month, Gianna Barnhart joined Accessible Web as our Sales Development Representative. A Champlain College alumn, she recognizes the importance of web accessibility as the web becomes increasingly integral to our daily lives. Through first-hand experience in college, she became aware of the inaccessibility on the web that still exists today. We’re excited to see […]

A11Y Center: Take Pride in Your Web Accessibility Work

31 Jan 2022

It is never too early to install Accessible Web’s A11Y Center on your website. Show the world that you’re dedicated to making your website accessible to everyone, including those who use assistive technology. What is the A11Y Center? The A11Y Center provides a variety of resources and accessibility information to your users. It is fast […]

Client Highlight: Sparkpath

10 Jan 2022

We congratulate our amazing client, Sparkpath, on achieving WCAG 2.1 AA conformance on their application! Their physical and digital tools let students take control of their future by allowing them to explore their passions in meaningful ways. They provide students with confidence, knowledge, and access to explore career paths. A commitment to web accessibility is […]

Do Away with Overlays

6 Jan 2022

Companies advertising overlays and automated accessibility “solutions” are selling the perception of accessibility, not the real deal. What is an overlay? Overlays are website add-on products that aim to improve website accessibility instantly, by adding as little as one line of code. Companies advertise overlays, plugins, and toolbar widgets as cheap and automated accessibility fixes. […]