Category: Tips, Tools, & Tutorials

Implementing Accessibility to Improve Your Home

5 Jun 2024

For most people, the home is where you might spend a large portion of your day. Having a home that is organized and efficient can make a huge difference in your day to day experiences. Let’s explore how we can use accessibility to improve the functionality of your living space.  As someone who lives with […]

What is a VPAT?

31 May 2024

A VPAT, short for Voluntary Product Accessibility Template, is a document that organizations complete to demonstrate their dedication to creating products that are accessible to all users, including those with disabilities. It serves as a formal declaration of compliance with accessibility standards, reflecting a commitment not just to ethical principles but also to adhering to […]

ADA Demand Letters: What are they? What Should I do If I Get One?

28 Sep 2023

Introduction When Congress passed the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), its goal was to ensure the ADA would adapt to the ever-evolving technology landscape. Since 1996, the Department of Justice has consistently asserted that the ADA extends its reach to encompass web content.  When a website has been found to contain violations of the ADA, […]

New A11y Center Tab in RAMP

20 Jul 2023

Setting up your A11y Center and incorporating risk mitigation into your accessibility workflow has never been easier. From this new tab, you’ll be able to: Set up and customize your A11y Center through a guided walkthrough, Learn how the A11y Center fits into web accessibility, Get troubleshooting help, Track monthly views, Track user tickets, And […]

Introducing Accessible Web for Jira

27 Jun 2023

Save time and say goodbye to spreadsheets with Accessible Web for Jira, an integration that will allow RAMP users to: You can install the Jira app from our Atlassian marketplace listing here. This integration is only available for users on our Pro+ RAMP plan. Sign up for a 14-day free trial or upgrade your RAMP account […]

New: Open our Chrome extension from RAMP!

27 Jun 2023

The list of integration capabilities between Accessible Web RAMP and Accessible Web Chrome Helper extension is expanding!  With the latest update, RAMP users can open the Chrome extension straight from RAMP via recent scan results and any tasks created from recommendations. How it works Clicking this button will simultaneously: Open the page in question, Open […]

Global Accessibility Awareness Day 2023

17 May 2023

Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD) is on May 18. As many of us know, accessibility is not a one-off project; it is an ongoing effort that requires knowledge, resources, and commitment. Here are some tips for celebrating and reaffirming your organization’s commitment to accessibility this GAAD. Take a course in Accessible Web Academy Did you […]

Automated WCAG Scanning Versus Manual Auditing of Websites

6 Feb 2023

In the journey of making an accessible website addressing WCAG conformance, the process of aligning a website’s code and content to internationally recognized standards, is often the bulk of the project. Fortunately, automated website scanners, like the one found in RAMP, speed up this work by surfacing a wide range of accessibility issues across a […]

How to perform a web accessibility (WCAG) audit

4 Nov 2022

What is a Web Accessibility Audit? A web accessibility audit is a process by which you test a website or web application against the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG). This type of assessment gives you an understanding of how usable your website is for people who use assistive technologies. It is completed using web accessibility tools […]