Once you've secured a budget, you'll want to review your current website providers ability to update your website to WCAG 2.0 AA standards and what tools they will use to maintain ADA-compliant website. If they do not have a track record of developing accessible sites you’ll want to interview providers that specialize in this area.
The proposed ADA compliance deadline, which would have provided clear guidelines regarding website accessibility, has been pushed off by the DOJ. Regardless, hundreds of credit unions are still receiving demand letters and being served with lawsuits regarding a lack of website accessibility for those that are disabled.
ADA accessibility lawsuits have been brought against credit unions around the country and most recently in Virginia
June 13, 2017, U.S. District Judge Robert Scola of Florida ruled in favor of Mr. Gil in the case Juan Carlos Gil v. Winn-Dixie, that the Winn-Dixie grocery chain was in violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
Adding a compliance review for your new website can hold up your site launch for 30 days or more – and rack up hourly charges with your web developer as you go through re-edits. Here's how to streamline the process.
If you’re holding off on redesigning your website to wait for the 2018 ADA guidelines is a bad idea, they were released March of this year. Taking care of this now can help you to avoid legal risks later, and can establish your credit union as accessible to all.
A professional website audit may cost thousands of dollars but it is not necessary to see what your site may be lacking. Here are four simple things you can check for yourself that will let you know it’s time for a new website.
A static website with no interactive elements and dull, unchanging content can give a lackluster impression of your brand. But a site with too many font styles, colors and photos vying for attention will confuse and frustrate your visitor.
If you’ve ever felt a bit anxious when giving out your credit union's website address, or have made excuses while directing a member to your site, you’ve experienced WEBSITE SHAME
The LinkedIn background image is the first thing visitors see when they click on your profile, along with your profile photo. Images add instant branding, credibility and personality to your LinkedIn profile.