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How do I know if my website is compliant with ADA regulations?

Determining whether or not your website is compliant with ADA regulations is an important step in ensuring that it is accessible to people with disabilities. There are several tools and resources available that can help you to test the accessibility of your website and identify any potential issues.

One of the most widely recognized resources for testing the accessibility of a website is the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1. These guidelines provide a set of standards for website accessibility and are recognized as the industry standard for ensuring that web content is accessible to people with disabilities.

To test your website’s compliance with the WCAG, you can use online tools such as the WAVE Web Accessibility Evaluation Tool or the Accessibility Insights for Web. These tools are designed to scan your website and identify any potential issues with accessibility, such as missing alternative text for images, inaccessible form controls, or issues with the website’s color scheme.

In addition to using online tools, you can also manually test the accessibility of your website by using a keyboard to navigate the site and using a screen reader to see how the content is presented. You can also ask individuals with disabilities to test the website and provide feedback on their experience.

It is important to note that while testing the accessibility of your website can help you to identify potential issues, it is not a guarantee that your website is fully compliant with ADA regulations. In some cases, it may be necessary to hire an expert to conduct a more thorough review of the website and provide guidance on how to address any issues.

While it can be time-consuming to test the accessibility of a website and make any necessary changes, it is worth the effort. Ensuring that your website is compliant with ADA regulations can help to prevent discrimination against disabled individuals, improve the overall user experience for all visitors to the website, and may even improve your search engine ranking.

At My Site Comply, we use both automatic and manual tools to assess and fix your website.

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