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In this blog, we will walk through how to use the open source tool, pa11y, to setup and run automated accessibility testing. Before you can start the Automated Accessibility Testing, you’ll need to install the prerequisite tools that are required for this type of testing.  Don't worry, we will… Read More
My name is Katherine Shaw and I am a front end web developer at Promet Source. I'd like to start by sharing a little bit of my background, as it has helped me to understand why accessibility, on the web and in the world around us, is such an important issue. I am an advocate for web accessibility… Read More
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As ADA Accessibility standards adjust to the digital age, websites and all digital properties need to adhere to the latest accessibility compliance standards.  Legal action in Texas pertaining to ADA web accessibility non compliance has been on a particularly sharp trajectory. In 2019, Texas saw… Read More
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ADA Title III lawsuits are on the rise, but nowhere was the 2018 to 2019 increase more extreme than in the state of Illinois, where the number of federal lawsuits more than doubled from 70 in 2018 to 190 in 2019. This 171 percent increase highlights the importance of ADA web accessibility… Read More
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Outline of the state of Illinois and a woman in a wheelchair
The impact of this years’ shelter-in-place orders and social distancing guidelines, along with every aspect of how we have coped -- or not coped -- with Covid-19 will be analyzed for years to come. Big changes have emerged in the ways that we interact with the world, and the next normal will likely… Read More
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Online accessibility breakthrough due to Coronavirus
Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it's the only thing that ever has.         - Margaret Mead   Global Accessibility Awareness Day was inspired by a blog post written in November 2011 blog post written in November 2011 by Joe Devon, a… Read More
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ADA web accessibility compliance ultimately requires that developers get into the weeds of the 78 guidelines that make up WCAG 2.1. Visual checks and quick scans provide a solid starting point, however, and serve as key indicators of underlying accessibility violations.  Here’s an overview of the… Read More
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The process of auditing a website for ADA accessibility compliance, as described by the W3C(R) Website Accessibility Conformance Evaluation Methodology (WCAG-EM) 1.0  falls into two essential categories: automated and manual. The automated part of the process is relatively straightforward. It’s… Read More
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  Based on our conviction at Promet Source that web accessibility matters, we evaluated the websites of leading Republican and Democratic 2020 presidential candidates for accessibility. The web.dev scans were conducted on November 4, 2019, and the above infographic offers a glimpse into how the… Read More
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Header image with the words: "Which presidential candidate's website is the most accessible," along with a wheelchair icon image and the Promet Sourcelogo
This week, the U.S. Supreme Court declined to review the Ninth Circuit Court’s decision in Robles v. Domino’s Pizza, LLC,* signaling a long-anticipated answer to an essential question: Does the Title III of the 1990 Americans with Disabilities Act, which was written before the current digital… Read More
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Supreme Court of the United States