Getting sued for trying to be responsible with your website, made easy!
What is an overlay? An overlay is a magic spell that a fairy casts on your website to make all your accessibility problems disappear. Except that it isn’t magical. It is a lie. And there is no fairy. Functionally, an overlay is a widget or plugin installed on your website. It promises to repair your…Read More
Accessibility Defined. What do all these terms mean?
This is a cheat sheet of some of the terms commonly used when talking about ADA compliance or accessibility. A11y: A shortened form of the word “accessibility.” There are eleven letters between “A” and “Y”. Ableism: Discrimination or prejudice against individuals with disabilities. Accessibility Barrier: Anything that prevents individuals with disabilities from fully accessing and…Read More
How to use the Colour Contrast Analyser to Check your Website and Screen Documents for Accessibility Color Usage
What is color contrast and why is it important? Color contrast is the relationship between two colors when they are next-to or on-top-of each other. Great contrast is readable. Poor contrast is not. You probably never gave it much thought but there is a reason that a stop sign is red with white lettering —…Read More
Accessibility: How to Stop Leaving Potential Customers’ Money on the Floor… and Not Be an Ass at the Same Time!
What is Accessibility and Why Does it Matter to Your Business? At root, Accessibility is about showing customers you care about them and extending a welcome mat to people want to spend money with you, but may not feel like their needs are adequately addressed enough to do so. I think everyone understands that your…Read More