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Color Check tool for validating ADA readability compliance
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.
Faster sites are way better than slower sites
One of the major factors in site load times is a proper file compression, both for images and code. File compression is not just a part of user experience, improving site load times before your visitor clicks away; it is also a factor in search engine algorithms, with faster sites ranking higher in search results. With that said, compressing your files is a very good thing and we’ll be looking at three tools to get us started.