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18 June, 2021 Moiz Yamani

ADA Compliance for Websites

What is ADA? As litigation surrounding the accessibility of websites has soared in recent years, the term ‘ADA website compliance‘ has become commonplace. In order to comply with the American with Disabilities Act (ADA), a landmark 1990 civil rights law, your website must be designed so that people who are blind, have visual impairments, are…

19 May, 2021 Ramya Venkitesh

Welcome to the next big thing – #CovidAccessibilityBugBounty

Marking Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD), BarrierBreak is launching #CovidAccessibilityBugBounty with the aim to have the community identify bugs on Covid related websites and apps in their region and share it online. What? Globally, most Covid-19 & Vaccine Information websites & mobile apps are inaccessible! Why? People with disabilities are being excluded in a time where access to…

30 March, 2021 Zameer Ghanshani

Why should your HRM Platform be Accessible?

    Diversity, Inclusive, Equal Opportunity – All words that today are a part of organization policies. I honestly don’t think there is any organization out there today that doesn’t stand for these values. The question is whether the technologies that they use, are those inclusive. Today, Human Resource Management (HRM) platforms are the norm. Every…

2 February, 2021 Ramya Venkitesh

BarrierBreak is a trusted vendor for Accessibility Testing and Auditing on the Digital Outcomes and Specialists 5 (DOS5) framework

BarrierBreak is proud to state that we have been awarded a place on the Digital Outcomes and Specialists 5 (DOS5) framework. As the UK government focuses on ensuring people with disabilities can access digital products, a critical part of that is conducting accessibility testings and audits. The UK government focuses on providing barrier-free access, fair…

27 January, 2021 Shilpi Kapoor

Should your Development Vendor be your Accessibility Testing Vendor?

No, never, not advisable! I firmly believe that the developer and the tester need to be independent. It just is pure conflict of interest! Accessibility testing is an Audit conducted of your website or mobile app. Which audit would you trust more: One where the developer has audited their own work Where an independent auditor…

13 January, 2021 Jayshree Sharma

Everything you need to know about Headings in WCAG

Web pages comprise of sections and sub-sections. Each section and sub-section has a title that acts as a heading. Headings help in defining the content’s structure and hierarchy of the web page. Content organized using headings is easier to access for different user groups. Why are Headings Important? Headings give structure to a page and…

7 December, 2020 Ramya Venkitesh

Ensuring Inclusion Response to COVID19 – Good Practices by Industry

Year 2020, countries across the globe have been busy taking containment measures to prevent the spread of the COVID 19 pandemic. The economy has changed, lifestyles have changed and routines have changed. Companies too started revising their business response plans and devising policies as needed to ensure safety of their employees and their customers. Even…

25 November, 2020 Ramya Venkitesh

Why MUST you Implement Accessibility in your Online Shopping Experiences?

E-commerce shopping or online shopping has seen a significant increase during this COVID-19 pandemic period. The pandemic has certainly changed retail business and over the next couple of months you can surely expect a surge in online shopping. When a consumer comes to a store’s website, he expects much of the same in-store experience translated…