Blog2023-07-13T09:46:07+02:00

Section 508 and ADA testing is now available in Accessibility Cloud

Accessibility Cloud now supports both automatically and manual testing for Section 508 and ADA.

Section 508 and ADA for manual tests

Choose Section 508 or ADA as compliance target while doing a manual test / audit to get started. Since both Section 508 and ADA are based on WCAG, you will find familiar success criteria within your test / audit editor but other than them, you will also be able to select additional success criteria for your test based …

2023-08-29|

Revolutionizing Web Accessibility Testing

How Accessibility Cloud Empowers Organizations

Introduction

In today’s digital age, the importance of web accessibility cannot be overstated. As businesses expand their online presence, ensuring that their digital assets are accessible to all users, including those with disabilities, is a moral and legal obligation. Accessibility Cloud, is transforming the landscape of web accessibility, offering organizations the tools they need to create …

2023-08-16|

Automatically-assisted manual WCAG-EM tests / audits

As of last week, Accessibility Cloud supports automatically filling up all the success criteria that can be tested in your manual tests. Take a look at the screen recording below.

Please note that the automatic tests are run for the pages you have in your test scope and by using the scanning engine set on your site instance and …

2023-06-07|

Automatically generated, real, proper accessibility statements!

You can now generate your accessibility statements with Accessibility Cloud.

What is an accessibility statement?

Accessibility statement is a compliance document, stating your website’s level of accessibility. It is being used globally and it is a legal requirement within European Union 🇪🇺 for the public sector.

Why is this feature important and unique to Accessibility Cloud?

Although there are other accessibility statement generators available, similar to privacy policy generators, what they generate is a generic text, which is inadequate and insufficient. …

2023-05-26|

QualWeb – Why scan your site’s accessibility with just one engine?

As of last week, Accessibility Cloud supports scanning with QualWeb as well. QualWeb is a highly capable accessibility defect scanning engine that supports a wide range of WCAG success criteria and ACT rules.

QualWeb is being used in a number of European countries’ monitoring agencies to do what’s known as “simplified audits” and therefore a great addition to Accessibility Cloud since it extends the capabilities of the platform and matches the findings of the simplified audits of monitoring …

2023-05-22|

Webinar: Hva er statusen blant Norges kommuner når det gjelder webtilgjengelighet?

Se og last ned rapporten

Hva er statusen blant Norges kommuner når det gjelder webtilgjengelighet?

Fra 1. februar skal alle Norges kommuner følge kravene i EUs webdirektiv for universell utforming, der UU-tilsynets oppgave er å sjekke om kravene faktisk blir oppfylt. Hvordan har arbeidet gått? Hvor langt har man kommet?

Få tilgang til den nyeste rapporten basert på 350 000 undersøkte nettsider.

Når: den 5. mai, 13:00 – 14:00

Lytt til gode eksempler fra Norges største kommune, Oslo, og en …

2023-05-05|

Supercharged WCAG-EM tests, audits, evaluations

WCAG-EM compatible manual tests have landed! With this new feature, we are taking the WCAG-EM standard to a whole different level. This feature is included on all our plans for all our customers. To get started, you can go to your site’s menu and click compliance status and then “New test” to get started.


Supercharged WCAG-EM tests via Accessibility Cloud

Manual tests of Accessibility Cloud follows the industry standard WCAG-EM, with adding a lot of …

2023-01-22|

Comparison and accessibility audit of Semantic, MUI and Carbon Design

About this study

We compared some popular component libraries that comes with very different messages: Semantic for being the “mature guy in the room”, MUI for customisability and community support, and finally, IBM’s Carbon Design for accessibility. We tested all of them and compared them head-to-head for your reading pleasure 😀

Of course, since we are an accessibility company, our tests and evaluation method is purely from an accessibility standpoint. We hope you enjoy and benefit from this work.


2023-01-04|