Developers should understand screen readers as well as browsers. VoiceOver, JAWS, & NVDA offer different experiences based on different philosophies.
Oomph Industry Insights Blog
The web has accessibility built-in, but we often break it. Here’s what to be aware of when trying to be more inclusive.
Accessibility on the web is being enforced in the courts. Businesses are scared, not because they are not in compliance, but because the law has been interpreted differently in different states. It is difficult to be in compliance when we don’t know what compliance means. A subset of lawyers and plaintiffs have been looking to profit from this ambiguity.
Online forms are hard, especially when you mix in best practices for accessibility. We have some quick wins, advanced tips, and additional considerations when thinking about building fantastic form experiences.
Most of us take for granted the rather quiet, personal experience of browsing the web. For about 8 million Americans, though, the web experience happens “out loud”. Explore what this experience is like and how best we can enhance it.
The benefits of accessibility directly impact a website’s profitability. It’s simple, really. More visitors who have more complete access means more qualified traffic that can consume your content, use your service, or purchase your products.
The world of web accessibility is quickly changing, and recent legal events have made it clear that accommodations under the ADA will be applied to online entities in some cases. It’s time to take it all very seriously and learn more about the risks and consequences in order to plan for a more accessible future.