ADA website compliance is real. If you haven’t heard of ADA website compliance before, your small business could be facing big trouble in the very near future. The Americans with Disabilities Act, known as ADA for short, requires businesses to ensure that all their customers have access to the same services, regardless of their physical limitations.
While developing a site with Bolt, it’s possible you’ll run into a situation where Bolt’s built-in search functions don’t go far enough. For example: product search or other multi-faceted searches.
As web agencies, we all start off by estimating entire projects, and then completing them. But as you take on bigger projects, this can become unwieldy as you try and see farther into the future when creating your estimates.
We’d had our eyes on Bolt for quite a while. In a world of Drupal and WordPress, Bolt stood out as a well-architected PHP application built with a modern software development outlook. It uses YAML for configuration files, Composer for extensions, Twig for templates, and Silex for routing.
Today, I was reviewing a potential client’s sites, looking for ways to improve them. Immediately, there were very noticeable issues to deal with: Continue reading
So you just learned about the importance of using the American’s with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliance guidelines on your website. You learned that ADA compliant sites help visually-impaired users surf your site and that Google ranks ADA sites higher than non-compliant sites. Now, you are wondering (1) Is my website ADA compliant and (2) how do I ensure that blind or sight-impaired users can “see” my site?
Summary: Web users scan pages for actionable content. Actionable content gets people involved in the website and, hopefully, excites them to go out and try a new tool, product, or method. To accomplish this, use the list below to format your content.
As your website reaches a larger audience, you should become more interested in ensuring that your site meets the needs of a diverse audience. Some of your audience will rely on tools like screen readers to be able to consume your content and activate your site’s features. Continue reading