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This year we've been talking a lot about the importance of Accessibility Testing and how updated and frequently tested accessibility features improve the overall performance of websites and apps. We've put together a list of our most popular Accessibility Testing blogs to date.
Digivante's most popular Accessibility Testing blogs to date:
- Digital Accessibility - Why Doing The Right Thing Is Good For Business
- Why You Should Invest In Digital Accessibility
- Beyonce v ADA: Why Accessibility Testing Is A New Digital Battleground
- The Ultimate Guide To Accessibility Testing
- Accessibility Is Important For Individuals, Businesses & Society
The importance of Accessibility Testing
Having an Accessibility friendly website enables all users to have a positive experience, including those with certain disabilities - visual, auditory, physical, speech, cognitive, language, learning and neurological disabilities.
According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), 15% of the population have a disability, and for this reason Accessibility Testing has become imperative.
However, it's not just your users that you need to cater for, you also need to be legally compliant with the WCAG 2.1 guidelines to avoid a costly and potentially damaging lawsuit. Colour contrast, screen reader capability, keyboard navigation, call-to-action identification and captions are all outlined in the WCAG 2.1 guidelines and your site must meet these baseline requirements for it to be legally accessible.
What are the benefits of Accessibility Testing?
- Expands your user base
- Enables you to avoid damaging lawsuits/legal complaints which in turn will affect your company's reputation
- Improves SEO
How can we help?Using our Accessibility Testing service, you'll get access to our team of accessibility trained testers who will work to WCAG AA 2.1 standards to ensure your website and mobile applications are inclusive and compliant.
- Analyse site-crowd regression execution
- Scripted automation to find consistent passes
- Repeat until only non-passes remain
You can find out more about Accessibility Testing and our other services here.