Shoot First Drive-By Website ADA Accessibility Lawsuits Are Mean Spirited

Shoot First Drive-By Website ADA Accessibility Lawsuits Are Mean Spirited

 

It would seem as though the latest craze in the USA is beating up people and businesses when they are already down. Small businesses are truly struggling to survive.  Suing them for failing to provide an accessible website, without forewarning, is ruthless and unacceptable. Drive-By ADA Lawsuits Give Accessibility a Bad Reputation Accusing a small business website owner of failing to serve your needs by slapping them with a lawsuit as your introduction is insensitive and cold-hearted. When law firms…
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One Line of Code Will Not Prevent an ADA Accessibility Lawsuit

 

Businesses looking for an easy accessibility fix are purchasing widgets and overlays claiming to fix all their website accessibility problems by simply inserting one line of code. One company getting attention announced receving 12 million in funding to create a product that promises to make websites accessible through AI. Their marketing cleverly avoids the fact that a judge requires that the website be audited by an accessibility specialist who tests the website for compliance through proper testing procedures and with…
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Recent Articles by Kim Krause Berg on Usability, Conversions and Accessibility

 

Web Design Ideas to Make a Great First Impression Imagine you are setting up shop on a street in your neighborhood, and wherever you look, another shop is selling the same products and services. This is what it is like for businesses on the web. How can you stand out from the crowd? How To Increase Website Conversions What are the best ways to increase website conversions for small and medium sized businesses?  Is your website bringing in the results…
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Website Accessibility and Do Not Enter Signs

Website Accessibility and Do Not Enter Signs

 

The sign on the glass entrance doorway to the store made it very clear who they refused to serve. “No shoes, no shirt, no service,” became so prevalent that most people know to wear shoes and a shirt if they want to buy a soda and chocolate bar. Stores used to say they only served white people. Today, some businesses may not hire employees based on religious preferences, gender identification or sexual preference. Several companies publicly state they will not…
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