A few decades ago, the American Disability Act determined that all public spaces should be accessible by anyone, regardless of ability or disability. The Internet is considered a public space, so it falls under this umbrella.
Website accessibility is the ease with which someone with a physical, visual, auditory, or other limitation can use the functionality of a website. Conversations about website accessibility are getting louder because, in October 2019, the Supreme Court allowed Domino’s Pizza to be sued for not having an accessible website.
The following links will help you get a better understanding of accessibility, and understand if your own site is accessible.
View our full Pittsburgh-North Regional Chamber of Commerce presentation on what this means for businesses, and how to tell if your website is accessible.
Lighthouse Site Auditor ChromeVox Text-to-Speech
Be an a11y: What You Need to Know about Web Accessibility
Stay an a11y: Tips for Keeping Your Website Accessible
The Verdict's In: It's Time to Get Serious about Accessibility
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