Frequently Asked Questions

What Is the American With Disabilities Act?

The Americans with Disabilities Act or the ADA is a federal law that prohibits discrimination against people with disabilities. In 2010, the Department of Justice published the ADA standards for accessible design, which include guidelines for making websites accessible to people with disabilities. 

What Are The Requirements To Make A Website ADA Compliant ?


Provide alternative text for non-text content: all images, videos, and audio files on your website should have alternative text descriptions that can be read by screen readers. This helps visually impaired users understand the content on your website. 



Use proper HTML structure: your website's HTML code should be properly structured to make it easy for screen readers to navigate. This includes using proper headings, lists, and other HTML elements.



Ensure keyboard accessibility: all functionality on your website should be accessible using a keyboard. This means that users should be able to navigate the website, select links, and interact with forms without the need of a mouse




Provide captions and transcripts for audio and video content: all audio and video content on your website should have captions or transcripts to make it accessible to users who are deaf or hard of hearing.


Use color contrast: the color contrast on your website should be high enough to make it easy for visually impaired users to read the content. This means using a dark color on a light background or a light color on a dark background


Make sure your website is compatible with existing access assistive technology: your website should be compatible with assistive technology, such as screen readers and voice recognition software.