How would you feel if you learned your website is missing out on traffic from 20% of the world’s population? That’s the percentage of people in the world with a disability, and they can’t make use of your website if it is not accessible to them. If you read our recent post about website accessibility, you now understand the importance of it and are looking for solutions. One option to consider is accessiBe. This easy to install service enables complete website accessibility for your potential visitors.
What is accessiBe?
Tens of thousands of websites trust accessiBe for ADA & WCAG 2.1 level AA compliance. This fully automated application is powered by AI and was developed in conjunction with people who have disabilities. The third-party service works automatically to update new and revised content within 24 hours or less. accesiBe ensure full compliance with legal requirements, with no maintenance needed on your part.
Adjustments accessiBe Makes
The program will analyze your website and automatically make adjustments for users screen readers. The automatic screen reader adjustments the application will make include:
- Alt Tags
- State Controls
- ARIA Attributes
- Icons & Buttons
- Roles & Landmarks
- Forms & Validations
accessiBe also uses AI to understand and adjust your website’s elements to add keyboard-only functionality to them as needed. Automatic keyboard navigation adjustments it makes are:
- Skip Links
One of the top features of accessiBe, in addition to making your website accessible to everyone, is litigation assistance. The service provides 24/7 coverage following the the WCAG (Web Content Accessibility Guidelines) 2.1 at AA level, and even AAA level in some areas. This coverage will protect your business from lawsuits, but if you ever need to prove your ADA compliance, you can also add on the litigation support package. This add-on will guide you through the process so you can get a certificate of performance for WCAG 2.1, ADA Title III, Section 508, and EAA/EN 301549.
We highly encourage our clients to make use of accessiBe because it makes it so easy to welcome all visitors to your site, regardless of their physical ability. Not sure if your site is complaint or user friendly? Take advantage of our WordPress website technical audit to make sure your site runs smoothly and efficiently.