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Three ADA Website Compliance Requirements You Might Not Be Aware Of

More than 13% of people in the U.S. have some type of disability, which may require the use of screen readers, voice recognition software or captioning to access websites. ADA web compliance requirements help ensure accessibility for all.

How can you help remove barriers to your website for people with disabilities?

In our latest one-minute marketing video, we look at how providing clarity, limiting flashes and text resizing improve website accessibility. Press play below or view “3 ADA Website Compliance Requirements You May Not Know About.”

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Website accessibility ensures that people with disabilities can navigate sites with screen readers, captioning or voice recognition software. You can help eliminate barriers with ADA web compliance.

Let’s look at three ADA website compliance requirements you may not know about.

Requirement #1: Explain abbreviations.

Abbreviations commonly used in your industry may be unfamiliar to some users. Provide a meaning the first time an abbreviation is used, link to a definition or provide a glossary.

Requirement #2: Limit flashes.

Some users may have physical reactions to flashes, including seizures. Make sure your web pages don’t contain anything that flashes more than three times within a second.

Requirement #3: Allow text resizing People with low vision may need to enlarge text.

Design your site so that text can be resized up to 200 percent without losing content or functionality.

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