An example of a design element with poor contrast and no text that a screen reader can parse. This is an example of a nonconforming design element. The contrast between the title and the image is too low, and the text is part of the image. If you're unsure if your website is compliant, test it against our checklist. An hour of your time could save your company tens of thousands of dollars and public humiliation. Test your website for ADA compliance At Sagapixel Web Design, we have created a checklist to test a website for ADA compliance. This allows our web design and content creation teams to ensure their work is accessible to as many visitors and potential customers as possible.
How to use the checklist ADA compliance testing requires several tools to test different areas of your website. There are a variety of free tools like WAVE that can test for the individual email list most important compliance factors, but human review is needed for things like closed captions and outliers that the tool can't detect, like reflow issues and images with alt text that doesn't describe what's in frame. Go down our checklist and test for each item. If you pass level AA, congratulations! Your business is accessible to most people with disabilities. If you fail an article, you expose yourself to a lawsuit.
If you fail several criteria, buying a new website will likely be cheaper than hiring a developer to troubleshoot what you currently have. View the checklist online below or download a PDF of the checklist to print or view offline. Click here to download a printable checklist Control List Level A Compliance All non-textual content has a textual alternative that serves the same purpose. All time-based media, including audio-only and video-only presentations, have an easily accessible alternative. All pre-recorded synced media has closed captions.