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Significant WAVE Updates
Posted on Wednesday October 30, 2019

WebAIM is happy to have released significant updates to the WAVE suite of web accessibility testing tools. These changes make WAVE a more powerful asset in helping you test and implement highly accessible web content. The WAVE online testing service, Chrome and Firefox extensions, WAVE API (including its associated WAVE Runner service), and WAVE stand-alone […]

Screen Reader User Survey #8 Results
Posted on Sunday September 29, 2019

The full results of WebAIM’s 8th Screen Reader User Survey are available at https://webaim.org/projects/screenreadersurvey8/ This survey received 1224 responses, a decrease in responses compared to previous surveys. There were several interesting and surprising results: The end of an era! JAWS is no longer reported as the most commonly used screen reader. NVDA inched past JAWS. […]

Web Accessibility Among Nonprofits
Posted on Friday May 31, 2019

Introduction As we digest what the WebAIM Million means for disability equity in a largely digital world, WebAIM has been asking if we would expect to see differences across sectors. I believe that awareness drives action, so those in a disability field and those with roots in civil justice or diversity should have better web […]

Alexa 100 Accessibility Update #2
Posted on Friday March 29, 2019

The WebAIM Million report shows that there are significant and pervasive accessibility issues on the web. Many have inquired if the state of accessibility is getting better or worse. We will re-analyze these 1 million home pages in the future to track changes. In the meantime, we do have some small-scale data from the Alexa […]

The WebAIM Million: What we learned analyzing 1,000,000 web site home pages
Posted on Wednesday February 27, 2019

WebAIM has analyzed the home pages for the top 1 million web sites and collected an immense volume of accessibility data. The results provide great insight into the current state of accessibility. Unfortunately, significant and pervasive issues are present across much of the web. While there is much work to be done to improve accessibility, […]

TESTIMONIALS

We should celebrate neurodiversity – the world would be poorer and life duller if we were all the same.
Neil Milliken Head of Accessibility & Inclusion, Atos
The only disability is when people cannot see human potential.
Debra Ruh Ruh Global Communications
When speaking of disabilities, the blind and their needs are most often used as an example. It is deceivingly simplistic since accessibility is something most of the population can benefit from.
Marcus Österberg Author: Web strategy for everyone.

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