Five Potentially Painful but Inescapable Truths About Website Accessibility
If you’re one of the tens of thousands of U.S. business owners who’ve been sued or threatened for your website’s inaccessibility under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), we know how you’re feeling. This very same experience, and the urgent need to fix the problem quickly, is what drove the creation of our company, ADA Site Compliance, LLC. Over the past five years, we’ve talked to thousands of site owners and operators who share your same frustration and anger. In that time, we’ve analyzed more than 100,000 websites, mobile apps, and PDFs. We’ve advised trinket shops, global software titans, an airline, custom cupcake designers, summer music festivals, a kennel club—we’ve seen a lot.
Download the PDF for five core truths we’ve gleaned on our journey. We share them with you here because, well, you need them. Each day, we see smart business owners take bad advice from “experts” who know better, and from well-intentioned advisors who don’t. The glut of competing claims and misinformation makes our heads explode, so we can only imagine what it does to yours. Hence, this primer. If you forget or ignore all else on the topic, hold on to these truths. Yes, they’ll save you time and money, but they’ll also make your site usable for all visitors, which is the right and lawful thing to do.