WAVE Tool False Positives vs. Website Accessibility Lawsuits in 2020

I was helping a developer with the accessibility of a bank website when I came across another actual vs. practical actual accessibility situation. This was a WordPress website built using DIVI by Elegant Themes that included a contact form by the Gravity Forms plugin. Now Gravity has specifically addressed accessibility in its forms but it […]

Free WCAG 2.0 AA Checklist and Guide for Beginners

Many people search WCAG for dummies because they think they’re the only ones that can’t understand WCAG 2.0 AA. It’s not just you. Reading through and understanding WCAG 2.0 AA is quite a feat. The language is vague and overly technical. The whole document does a bad job conveying the accessibility measures it’s asking website […]

New 2020 WordPress Theme for Website Accessibility Meets WCAG 2.0 AA

I searched for truly accessible WordPress Themes ad nauseam. I looked on Themes Forest. I combed through Google’s first 10 pages for multiple different searches. I looked at what themes other accessibility experts were using. I sifted through WordPress using the WP-Accessibility tag. I found a couple of decent themes but two big problems were […]

The ADA Checklist: 2019 – 2020 Compliance Guidelines to Make Your Website Accessible

There is no set federal guidance for private entities in the U.S. on how to make your website accessible (and ADA compliant) for 2020. However, the Department of Justice (who enforces the ADA) and courts have continually referenced WCAG 2.0 AA as standards to look at to help determine whether a website is accessible.  Here […]

SquareSpace Accessibility: Will Your Website Meet WCAG 2.0 AA?

Someone recently emailed me, asking if I could make their website accessible. The website was simple, fairly easy to remediate but the problem is it was created with SquareSpace. While SquareSpace is aware of accessibility and provides this page on things you can do to make your website more accessible, they don’t aggressively attack it, […]