ADA Compliant Accessible Web Design
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We firmly believe that the internet should be available and accessible to everyone. Our AI powered services will guarantee compliance.
ADA Compliant Web Design
If you’re looking for a New Jersey web design company that can design ADA compliant websites, you’ve come to the right place. We’re experts in providing the latest and most innovative technology in the industry. Our AI-powered web accessibility solution is designed to meet all of your needs. It’s not just about meeting ADA requirements and guidelines, it’s about protecting your website from costly lawsuits, too.
Having a site that is accessible to those with disabilities is not just the right thing to do; it’s also legally required. Fortunately, by using the latest in AI technology, we can make your site 100% compliant and keep it that way automatically.
According to a report by the U.S. Department of Justice, there are 3,500 lawsuits involving digital accessibility with the number having increased by 181% in the last year, and this number is rising. With so many people filing these lawsuits every day, it’s important that businesses are proactive in addressing accessibility issues as they arise.
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ADA Compliant Website Statistics Affecting New Jersey Businesses
ADA Web Compliance Numbers
Of the Population Has Some Form of Disability
DOJ Affirms ADA Applies to Websites
Increase in Website Accessibility Lawsuits Since 2018
Of Suits Settle for $20,000 to $150,000 Average.
WCAG and ADA Websites for NJ Businessess
Website ADA Compliance Standards Met
WCAG stands for the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines. The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines are arguably the most influential protocols shaping web accessibility policy.
ADA Title III
ADA stands for the Americans with Disabilities Act. The part of the ADA that affects the way that businesses serve customers is called “Title III,” so you’ll hear accessibility legislation referred to “ADA Title III”
Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act requires that any technology such as a website, that’s used by a federal agency or department has to be accessible to people with disabilities.
AODA stands for the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. This act covers business websites.
The European Accessibility Act (EAA) is legislation that was passed by the E.U. requiring accessibility for digital products and websites.
The Accessible Canada Act (ACA) is a federal law in Canada that requires various industries to comply with accessibility rules when designing websites.
Our Own Website’s ADA Compliance Status
We firmly believe that the internet and in particular, New Jersey business websites should be available and accessible to anyone and are committed to providing a website that is accessible to the broadest possible audience, regardless of ability.
To fulfill this, we aim to adhere as strictly as possible to the World Wide Web Consortium’s (W3C) Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.1 (WCAG 2.1) at the AA level. These guidelines explain how to make web content accessible to people with a wide array of disabilities. Complying with those guidelines helps us ensure that the website is accessible to blind people, people with motor impairments, visual impairment, cognitive disabilities, and more.
This website utilizes various technologies that are meant to make it as accessible as possible at all times. We utilize an accessibility interface that allows persons with specific disabilities to adjust the website’s UI (user interface) and design it to their personal needs.
Additionally, the website utilizes an AI-based application that runs in the background and optimizes its accessibility level constantly. This application remediates the website’s HTML, adapts its functionality and behavior for screen-readers used by blind users, and for keyboard functions used by individuals with motor impairments.
If you wish to contact us for more information, please use the following email [email protected]
Website Screen Reader and Keyboard Navigation
Our website implements the ARIA attributes (Accessible Rich Internet Applications) technique, alongside various behavioral changes, to ensure blind users visiting with screen-readers can read, comprehend, and enjoy the website’s functions. As soon as a user with a screen-reader enters your site, they immediately receive a prompt to enter the Screen-Reader Profile so they can browse and operate your site effectively. Here’s how our website covers some of the most important screen-reader requirements:
We run a process that learns the website’s components from top to bottom, to ensure ongoing compliance even when updating the website. In this process, we provide screen-readers with meaningful data using the ARIA set of attributes. For example, we provide accurate form labels; descriptions for actionable icons (social media icons, search icons, cart icons, etc.); validation guidance for form inputs; element roles such as buttons, menus, modal dialogues (popups), and others.
Additionally, the background process scans all of the website’s images. It provides an accurate and meaningful image-object-recognition-based description as an ALT (alternate text) tag for images that are not described. It will also extract texts embedded within the image using an OCR (optical character recognition) technology. To turn on screen-reader adjustments at any time, users need only to press the Alt+1 keyboard combination. Screen-reader users also get automatic announcements to turn the Screen-reader mode on as soon as they enter the website.
These adjustments are compatible with popular screen readers such as JAWS, NVDA, VoiceOver, and TalkBack.
Keyboard Navigation Optimization for Web Browsing:
Additionally, keyboard users will find content-skip menus available at any time by clicking Alt+2, or as the first element of the site while navigating with the keyboard. The background process also handles triggered popups by moving the keyboard focus towards them as soon as they appear, not allowing the focus to drift outside.
Users can also use shortcuts such as “M” (menus), “H” (headings), “F” (forms), “B” (buttons), and “G” (graphics) to jump to specific elements.
Disability Profiles Supported on Our Website
Epilepsy Safe Website Browsing Profile:
This profile enables people with epilepsy to safely use the website by eliminating the risk of seizures resulting from flashing or blinking animations and risky color combinations.
Profile for Website Use with Vision Impairment:
This profile adjusts the website so that it is accessible to the majority of visual impairments such as Degrading Eyesight, Tunnel Vision, Cataracts, Glaucoma, and others.
Cognitive Disability Profile:
This profile provides various assistive features to help users with cognitive disabilities such as Autism, Dyslexia, CVA, and others, to focus on the essential elements more easily.
This profile significantly reduces distractions and noise to help people with ADHD, and Neurodevelopmental disorders browse, read, and focus on the essential elements more easily.
Websites for Blind Users (Screen-readers):
This profile adjusts the website to be compatible with screen readers such as JAWS, NVDA, VoiceOver, and TalkBack. A screen reader is installed on the blind user’s computer, and this site is compatible with it.
Keyboard Navigation Profile (Motor-Impaired): this profile enables motor-impaired persons to operate the website using the keyboard Tab, Shift+Tab, and the Enter keys. Users can also use shortcuts such as “M” (menus), “H” (headings), “F” (forms), “B” (buttons), and “G” (graphics) to jump to specific elements.
Additional Website UI, Design, and Readability Adjustments
Font adjustments – users can increase and decrease its size, change its family (type), adjust the spacing, alignment, line height, and more.
Color adjustments – users can select various color contrast profiles such as light, dark, inverted, and monochrome. Additionally, users can swap color schemes of titles, texts, and backgrounds with over seven different coloring options.
Animations – epileptic users can stop all running animations with the click of a button. Animations controlled by the interface include videos, GIFs, and CSS flashing transitions.
Content highlighting – users can choose to emphasize essential elements such as links and titles. They can also choose to highlight focused or hovered elements only.
Audio muting – users with hearing devices may experience headaches or other issues due to automatic audio playing. This option lets users mute the entire website instantly.
Cognitive disorders – we utilize a search engine linked to Wikipedia and Wiktionary, allowing people with cognitive disorders to decipher meanings of phrases, initials, slang, and others.
Additional functions – we allow users to change cursor color and size, use a printing mode, enable a virtual keyboard, and many other functions.
Assistive Technology and Web Browser Compatibility
We aim to support as many browsers and assistive technologies as possible, so our users can choose the best-fitting tools for them, with as few limitations as possible. Therefore, we have worked very hard to be able to support all major systems that comprise over 95% of the user market share, including Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari, Opera and Microsoft Edge, JAWS, and NVDA (screen readers), both for Windows and MAC users.
Notes, Comments, and Feedback
Despite our very best efforts to allow anybody to adjust the website to their needs, there may still be pages or sections that are not fully accessible, are in the process of becoming accessible, or are lacking an adequate technological solution to make them accessible. Still, we are continually improving our accessibility, adding, updating, improving its options and features, and developing and adopting new technologies. All this is meant to reach the optimal level of accessibility following technological advancements. If you have any comments or concerns, or would like to provide feedback, please use the following email: [email protected]
Litigation about increased accessibility per US individuals has increased by 181% in the last year. The number of lawsuits filed is steadily growing. The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was enacted in 1990 and has been amended multiple times since that time. It states that all public entities, local governments, and businesses with more than 15 employees must make their facilities accessible to persons with disabilities.
Online accessibility is a growing concern for people with disabilities. In 2019 the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) reported that 2,256 lawsuits were filed in federal court by persons with disabilities based on web accessibility barriers. Avoid these problems by ensuring your website is 100% compliant to WCAG or at the very least AA standards.
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