Best accessibility testing tools, for public and private environments

Three years ago I wrote about 508 compliance and tools I used to perform testing. Nowadays I use different tools do this work, depending on the environment I need to test, which can be public or private (password protected, or accessed through VPN). 508 compliance testing on open environments My preferred tool to do 508 compliance testing … Continued

Government website powered by Drupal: ACUS.GOV

WASHINGTON, DC – inQbation is pleased to announce the launch of ACUS.GOV, originally powered by WordPress but converted to Drupal and relaunched in 2013. The Administrative Conference of the United States is an independent federal agency dedicated to improving the administrative process through consensus-driven applied research, providing nonpartisan expert advice and recommendations for improvement of federal … Continued

508 compliance rules and testing tools

First of all, What is Section 508? Section 508 is a requirement for government websites, and in general, for Federal agencies’ electronic and information technology to be accessible to people with disabilities. Normally, we build websites for general public, we don’t keep in mind features that allow the website to be accessible by Seniors, people … Continued

Facebook, 508 compliance, and government websites

It’s the law.  According to… “In 1998, Congress amended the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 to require Federal agencies to make their electronic and information technology (EIT) accessible to people with disabilities. Inaccessible technology interferes with an ability to obtain and use information quickly and easily. Section 508 was enacted to eliminate barriers in information … Continued

The 8th C of Online Marketing: Compliance

WASHINGTON DC SEO EXPERT – You may have read about my 7 C’s of Online Marketing™ where I discuss Crawlability, Credibility, Content, Code, Conversation, Competition and Conversion.  Well, if you spend any time in Washington, DC or any time building websites for the federal government then you will know that Section 508 Compliance is mandatory. … Continued

Section 508 Compliance for ADA and SEO

It is a federal requirement that certain websites comply with the federal Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The purpose is to ensure that anybody, regardless of physical handicap can read, see, and/or listen to the content on your website. As with many things, complying with Section 508 of the ADA does require additional work. But, … Continued


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