Why Does A Web Accessibility Evaluation Matter?
Accessible web design is fast becoming one of the most important aspects of your website. Nearly fifteen percent of the world’s population, or an estimated 1 billion people, live with disabilities.
Try this. Go to your favourite website and attempt to navigate using only the tab and arrow keys. This will put into perspective the challenges faced by millions of people daily as they navigate the world wide web.
The fundamental purpose of the world wide web is to provide all users with access to a powerful global information system that is easy to use. If this is the case, why are there so many people who are unable to easily use the web to its fullest capacity?
To put things into perspective:
- 6.2 Million
- Canadians with a limiting disability
- 61 Million
- Americans with a limiting disibility
- Of websites are not fully accessible
So, What Can You Do to Make Your Website More Accessible?
Pave the way to a more accessible future. It is one thing to ensure your website is easily accessible and user-friendly, but it is another to change the paradigm and become a more inclusive and accessible employer as well.
An accessible website shows visitors that you care about providing users with an accessible digital experience that caters to their individual needs. Making your site accessible offers an opportunity to increase customer loyalty and become an industry leader in inclusivity.
Luckily, the Portage CyberTech Web Accessibility Evaluation ensures that each form of your organization's digital media, such as websites, applications and programs, is accessible to everyone.
Gain a better understanding of accessibility standards and uncover trends in customer behaviour and interactions with our all-in-one reporting tools with Portage CyberTech's processes, technical depth and expertise, and content recommendations.
It's time to contribute thought leadership on accessibility and innovate to drive the industry forward. Are you ready to make web accessibility a cornerstone of your company, culture, and projects?
Get in touch with our experts today and get results tomorrow!
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