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The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) are a series of specifications developed and maintained by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) for the purpose of ensuring that websites are accessible for people who have disabilities. Due to technological advances and evolving perspectives on web… Read More
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While the need for web accessibility was not envisioned when the Americans with Disabilities Act was signed into law 30 years ago this summer, ADA web accessibility has emerged as a top-of-mind topic and a fundamental necessity. This has prompted a proliferation of new tools to evaluate the… Read More
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Automated web accessibility audit tools comparison
I was recently reading an interesting blog post concerning web accessibility. It seemed insightful and informative, until I came upon a link to “download a PDF …” for more information.  But wait. These PDFs were not accessible. I shouldn’t have been surprised. This kind of thing happens all the… Read More
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Recent and abundant evidence that ADA Accessibility enhances SEO, is broadening perspectives on WCAG compliance -- from a complicated and potentially costly requirement, to an excellent opportunity that needs to be accomplished ASAP.     Google as a Gatekeeper Google has emerged as a gatekeeper… Read More
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The letters SEO and their Braille equivalents to depict the connection between SEO and web accessibility
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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Perhaps you’ve heard that the W3C (World Wide Web Consortium) has updated their Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0.  On April 24th, 2018, W3C posted a proposed extension of Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0, referred to as WCAG 2.1. On June 5th, 2018, WCAG 2.1 was no… Read More
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WCAG 2.1 New ADA Compliance Rules
Each year, higher education professionals and leaders in accessibility gather for the annual Association on Higher Education and Disability conference. For Promet Accessibility, this conference serves as an excellent way for our team to learn about the web accessibility best practices and latest… Read More
Thursday, May 18 2017 marks the sixth annual Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD). The purpose of GAAD is to get everyone talking, thinking and learning about digital (web, software, mobile, etc.) access/inclusion and people with different disabilities. Promet Source is proud to support GAAD… Read More