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An Outlook on Web Accessibility in 2020

An Outlook on Web Accessibility in 2020

Web accessibility in 2020 looks to bring a wide range of progress, some good, and some not so good. The accessibility community will continue to [...]

Do Emails Need to Be Accessible?

Do Emails Need to Be Accessible?

IntroductionYes. Just as  websites need to be accessible, the emails we send out need to be accessible as well. While we do not have a specific [...]

The Current State of WCAG and ADA Compliance

The Current State of WCAG and ADA Compliance

We have all heard about website accessibility and compliance for many years now, actually 20, to be exact. When the Web Content Accessibility [...]

Awareness – the First Step of Website Accessibility

Awareness – the First Step of Website Accessibility

If you are not familiar with the term “Accessibility” when it comes to your website, don’t be surprised. General unawareness of this [...]

ADA Compliance For Banks in 2019 is Critical

ADA Compliance For Banks in 2019 is Critical

Sometime around the middle of 2012, I started noticing a large increase in tweets about website accessibility lawsuits. This was a bit eye-opening [...]

ARIA and Its Role in Web Accessibility

ARIA and Its Role in Web Accessibility

While this article is technical in nature, it’s important to have a general understanding of ARIA and why it may be needed on your site. Not all [...]

HTML: Perception vs Reality, from an Accessibility Point of View

HTML: Perception vs Reality, from an Accessibility Point of View

There is a common theme that I’ve found from running accessibility audits on websites. Many of us use HTML based on our perceptions rather than on [...]

Wakefly's Process to Help Your Site Become More ADA Compliant

Wakefly's Process to Help Your Site Become More ADA Compliant

Wakefly’s ADA Compliance audit methodology is to review your website’s Critical Paths and Pages rather than to review every single page. If your [...]

How Do I Make My Website ADA Compliant?

How Do I Make My Website ADA Compliant?

Many people have asked me “Do I need to be concerned with making sure my website complies with the ADA?”. The answer is “yes”, but it’s hard to say [...]

Why You Shouldn't Overlook the Use of Alternate Text

Why You Shouldn't Overlook the Use of Alternate Text

Images play a key role in websites. They enhance design, help convey meaning, and assist in site functionality. However, from time to time, we run [...]

Tips for Creating Accessible PDF Documents

Tips for Creating Accessible PDF Documents

As technology becomes more prevalent in our daily lives, accessibility becomes increasingly important. After the Americans with Disabilities Act [...]

Are you ready for the Section 508 Refresh?

Are you ready for the Section 508 Refresh?

In 1998, the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 was amended to require federal agencies to make their electronic and information technology accessible to [...]