Accessibility

SEO best practices support ADA compliance for digital accessibility

SEO best practices support ADA compliance for digital accessibility

In September 2010, the Department of Justice released the Americans with Disabilities Act Standards for Accessible Design. This became the standard for accessibility of goods and services offered on the web by entities. Website owners who did not comply positioned themselves to not have great user experience for people with disabilities. Some have even faced …

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Scope’s digital team on how brands can improve their online accessibility – Econsultancy

A staggering 98% of homepages from one million popular websites failed to meet legal accessibility standards, research by WebAIM concluded in February this year. With around 14 million or 20% of people in the UK living with some form of disability, this leaves a huge number of users unable to fully utilise digital platforms and …

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Website and mobile app accessibility is a priority after Supreme Court ruling – Econsultancy

The virtues of accessibility are well-established but many companies still fail to make accessibility a priority when developing websites and mobile apps. In the US, however, companies are being forced to view accessibility in a new light in the wake of a US Supreme Court decision that will force a major pizza chain to defend …

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Accessibility finally matters to the game industry — but it needs to do better

Globally, 2.6 billion people spanning across geographical regions, generations, and socioeconomic backgrounds take part in digital gaming. This is a big portion of our world’s population, so unsurprisingly, it doesn’t — and shouldn’t — stop at players with disabilities. In fact, approximately 92% of people with impairments play video games, and there are more than …

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Website Accessibility is Not Just the Law – It’s Also Good for Business | Custom Content

For brick and mortar businesses, ensuring that customers with disabilities and mobility issues can fully and safely access their facilities has been standard practice for some time, thanks to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). But as with other aspects of the law, the digital space has had to play catch up in the last …

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