A Beginner’s Guide to eLearning and Section 508 Compliance

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In today’s digital era, eLearning has emerged as a popular mode of disseminating information and knowledge. It offers a flexible, cost-effective, and accessible alternative to traditional classroom-based training. However, if you’re developing eLearning content for government agencies, educational institutions, or companies that receive federal funding, you need to ensure that your materials comply with Section […]

7 Mistakes to Avoid When Conducting an ADA Compliance Website Audit

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If you have a website, chances are that you already know the importance of ensuring it is accessible to every type of visitor. As legal regulations begin tightening and making ADA compliance a requirement for all businesses with a digital presence, organizations need to take proactive steps when evaluating their own sites—or face potentially costly […]

2023 Definitive Guide to VPAT for Product Accessibility Compliance (Free Template)

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In the world of digital accessibility, there are many ways to show whether an organization’s “information and communication technologies” (ICT) are accessible. One of the most well-known and widely used formats is the Voluntary Product Accessibility Template (VPAT), also referred to as the Accessibility Conformance Report (ACR) or Government Product Accessibility Template (GPAT). Organizations need […]

What is PDF Remediation? Guide to PDF Accessibility for (ADA) Compliance

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Are you a business or government contractor looking for ways to make sure your digital content is accessible and compliant with standards such as ADA and Section 508? PDF remediation can provide the solutions you’re seeking. With this process, companies are able to ensure that their PDF documents are fully accessible according to accessibility requirements. […]

Accessibility Brief

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Here at TestPros, we are proud to have been continuously involved with IT Accessibility from the very beginning when the U.S. Access Board first published the Section 508 Guidelines for IT Hardware and Software back in 1998 and 2000.  Since then, we have independently assessed hundreds of software and hardware products for compliance with the Section 508 guidelines, and other […]

Accessibility in GitHub with Git Flavored Markdown

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Millions of people use GitHub daily for a variety of reasons. Some are users seeking to download software. Some are software developers using it as a source code repository. Others are using it for continuous integration / continuous deployment pipelines. And so on. Regardless of why you use GitHub, you likely pay little attention to […]

What is EN 301 549? EU Web Accessibility Standards Explained

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Technology is an important resource, and its use grows every day. It’s part of our home and professional life and everyone deserves to use it regardless of their disability. The European Union recently implemented requirements to implement EN 301 549, a web accessibility standard aimed at making the web more accessible to users with disabilities. […]

Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973

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Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 is a civil rights law that prohibits discrimination against individuals with disabilities, specifically within organizations that receive federal funding, such as public educational institutions, private and public business entities, and State and local governments. Section 504 applies to a broad range of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT), […]

WCAG 2.2 – What’s New In The Guidelines?

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On August 11th, 2020, the W3C, Accessibility Guidelines Working Group (AG WG), released a DRAFT version of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) version 2.2 for public comment. While the changes aren’t as significant as previous iterations to the WCAG, there are new requirements that will be important to implement moving forward. WCAG 2.1 vs […]