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Our ADA web site services cover WCAG 2.1 A, AA, and AAA ADA testing, reporting, and remediation

Mar 11th, 2019 by Max Tokman

We start every web site ADA testing project by performing automated tests using industry standard commercial software. This generates a preliminary report specific to WCAG 2.1 / Section 508 compliance level required - A, AA or AAA - which serves as a basis for in depth code review and manual testing with assistive technologies, such as screen readers. Once a full list of issues has been identified with both automated and manual testing, we go through each issues to verify its severity and occurrence.

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ADA compliance for Revolution Slider (and other WordPress plugins)

Feb 12th, 2019 by Max Tokman

Frameworks such as WordPress and Drupal are great in giving us ready to use, configurable website plugins and modules. The drawback is that sometimes these plugins lag behind in terms of compliance, which requires manual changes to code.  In this example we will look at bringing Revolution Slider into compliance with Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requirements for website, specifically for ADA compliance with screen readers.

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Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) accessibility requirements for web sites

Jun 29th, 2017 by Max Tokman

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) accessibility requirements for web sites were supposed to take effect in 2018, but thanks to a recent Florida ruling covered in our earlier post they are now for all intents and purposes in effect.
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Florida court imposes ADA requirement on Winn-Dixie's retail web site

Jun 29th, 2017 by Max Tokman

ADA requirements for consumer-facing websites are supposed to go into effect in 2018, but some are starting early.  Winn-Dixie built their website in 2015 and has now earmarked quarter of a million dollars to make it ADA compliant, based on recent court ruling.

Link - https://www.courthousenews.com/judge-holds-winn-dixie-supermarkets-website-violates-ada/

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Color Check tool for validating ADA readability compliance

May 31st, 2017 by Max Tokman

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is slated to become a legal requirement for websites selling goods or services directly to the public starting in 2018.  There are already plenty of good resources for identifying code-based compliance, but image compliance is a trickier matter.  As a quick solution, we put together a Color Check tool that in two clicks allows you to select foreground and background colors and performs contrast validation on selected colors in accordance with ADA requirements.

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