What The Heck is WCAG & ADA?
Something is currently going on and it’ll only be a matter of time before it gets to you or your company! Website owners are being targeted and sued for a law they are ignorant of!
It’s the ‘ADA’ act and WCAG which requires businesses to make accommodations for people with disabilities in ALL their web and digital content.
WCAG, is an acronym for Website Content Accessibility Guidance and ADA is an acronym for American’s With Disability Act.
In short, you need to be ADA & WCAG compliant, because authorities aren’t messing around one bit. If you think it’s a game, let me assure you that it’s not. Everything is coming under scrutiny; websites, apps, and pdfs included. All of these are susceptible to lawsuits and litigation.
But How Do You Get Your Website To Be WCAG or ADA Compliant?
Becoming ADA compliant simply means making your site more accessible .
Truth is, it’s not close to being easy . . .
You’ll have to go through TONS AND TONS of your digital assets HOPING that you’ll get everything compliant on your site.
And even if you take care of current items on your site, what about all the other pages, files, videos, audio files, and more that are lurking in the dark recesses of your server that you’ve forgotten about?
“To try and sort through each and every one of these items, making sure they are ADA & WCAG compliant could take you weeks or even months!”
Not to mention that you’ll need to:
Did you know that having an accessible website is so important that Google gives it more relevance than one that isn’t accessible?
By not having an accessible website for disabled people, you could be losing out on a ton of potential customers which means losing out on more potential revenue.
Web content should be accessible to the blind, deaf, and all those who must navigate by voice, screen readers or other assistive technologies, such as….
It doesn’t matter if you are any of the the following businesses online………
Just another reason to get your web content to be WCAG or ADA Compliant now!
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