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Body 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… Read More
Body 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… Read More
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Body 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… Read More
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Body 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… Read More
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Body 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… Read More
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Online accessibility breakthrough due to Coronavirus
Body 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… Read More
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Body   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… 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
Body 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 … Read More
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Body For those who don’t work in the trenches of digital accessibility, the guidelines can seem confusing or overwhelming. The fact is, it’s not necessary to know the details associated with the 73 individual Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1 success criterion in… Read More
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Body A commercial came on the radio recently advertising a software application that would, basically, revolutionize data management and enable employees to be more efficient. My first thought was, “How can they possibly promise that when they don’t know their customers’ data… Read More
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