Accessibility is a broad concept, but it's best described as providing a quality, functional experience to as much of an audience as possible. At VIA Studio, we consider usability from the very first moment of any projects. In practical terms, this means deep understanding of our assumed audience, followed by user-focused design, WCAG- and ADA-compliant frontend development and finally detailed accessibility-minded quality assurance.
Accessibility: Blog Posts
A Brief Overview of WCAG 2.1
By: Alexandra Ponce
Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1 are a series of guidelines published by the Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) for making web content more accessible on desktops, laptops, tablets, and mobile devices. Following these guidelines helps ensure content is more accessible to a wide range of people with disabilities, such as blindness and low vision, deafness and hearing loss, limited movement, and photosensitivity.Read More »
Website Accessibility: Testing (Part 4 of 4)
By: Rebekah Beran
Part 1: What is Accessibility? Why should I care? Part 2: Assessing Your Accessibility (What to Fix) Part 3: How to Fix It? Part 4: Testing â¬ YOU ARE HERE Now that you’ve assessed your website and have made some improvements on your findings, it’s time to put it to the ultimate test. During my testing experience, I’ve grown very fond of accessibility testing tools.Read More »