A Complete Guide to ADA Compliant Website and How to Design One

By Emerson Bossi

November 21, 2021

How much does it cost to make your website ADA compliant?

It depends on the current state of your website. It may be as simple as adding transcriptions for video content or as complex as a complete website redesign. The only way to know for sure is by hiring a specialized company like Idea Maker to audit your website.

Why does my website need to be ADA compliant?

The Americans with Disabilities Act was created to ensure people with deficiencies have access to everything a citizen would, and websites are not excluded from ADA. For example, a blind person must be able to navigate your website through a screen reader.

Is ADA compliance mandatory for my website?

As the Department of Justice currently interprets it, ADA compliance is mandatory for business and government websites.

How do I check accessibility in WordPress?

Install and run the Accessibility Checker plugin. It’ll run a series of tests based on ADA, WCAG 2.1, and Section 508 guidelines.

What happens if my website is not ADA compliant?

You’ll lose customers as users get frustrated and give up on using your website. Additionally, you open yourself up for ADA lawsuits.

How do I make sure my website is ADA compliant?

The easiest way is to hire a reputable company such as Idea Maker to audit your website. However, if you prefer to do it yourself, online tools like Google Lighthouse are available.

Are Wix websites ADA compliant?

You can use the Wix Accessibility Wizard to scan for ADA compliance failures and remediate some of them. While the Wizard isn’t a substitute for a specialized website audit, it can mitigate ADA issues.

Which website builder is best for accessibility?

Both Wix and WordPress offer full accessibility suits and plugins. They’re tied when it comes to accessibility features.

React Native

React Native combines the best of both worlds. You get seamless integration of cross-platform coding that runs smoothly and navigates quickly. Idea Maker’s teams hold the experience and vision to make React Native work for you and your apps UI/UX expectations.

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Flutter

Flutter is an app development option that works well with Google-based browsers and android phones. It is focused on Native operations and pays special attention to the User Interface and Experience. The Idea Maker team has the experience and the expertise to use Flutter to create the perfect app or website for your business needs.

Photo Sharing

Integrating a photo-sharing option into your app or website lets your clients connect on a more personal level by sharing their experiences through their photos. We are in an age of social media and sharing our lives through images and memes. Tap into this phenomenon with your app or website to better engage your clients.

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Chat Systems

People are social creatures, even in a time of social distancing. Digital social networking is the way of the present and will be the future. Chat systems used in your mobile app or website make it easy to interact with others that you otherwise wouldn’t be able to access. Integrating a chat system into your app or website will help clients connect with you and other users.

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3rd Party APIs

A 3rd party provides 3rd party APIs.. They allow actions such as signing in to your website services using your Gmail or Facebook login credentials. Creating convenient ways to access your business app or website will encourage people to invest their time and money into what you’ve got to offer.

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Google Maps Integration

Google Maps is such a massive part of our lives, from finding your way around a new location to deciding what to eat for dinner. Integrating Google Maps into your mobile app or website will help your business find and engage clients. If your business idea involves mapping, then Google Maps Integration is the best option for your idea’s success.

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Subscriptions

Make it easy for your clients to stay in the loop with your services through subscriptions. Paid subscriptions are one way to maintain the connection with your clients. At Idea Maker, we use Stripe and Apple Pay to manage your subscriptions needs for mobile apps and websites alike.

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Payment Processing

Idea Maker has many options for creating beautiful and efficient payment processing options for your mobile apps and website projects. Stripe is one of our most commonly used application integrations for accurate payment processing.

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