Accessibility is vital to selling an open society.
We be taught on-line. We financial institution on-line. Political actions are gained and misplaced on-line. Most importantly, the data we entry on-line evokes us to make a greater world. When we ignore accessibility necessities, folks born with out sight or who misplaced limbs in struggle are restricted from on-line data that others take pleasure in.
We should be certain that everybody has entry to the open web, and I’m doing my half to work towards that objective by constructing Equalify.
What is Equalify?
Equalify is “the accessibility platform.”
The platform permits customers to run a number of accessibility scans on 1000’s of internet sites. With our newest model, customers also can filter hundreds of thousands of alerts to create a dashboard of statistics which are significant to them.
The venture is simply getting began. Equalify goals to open supply all of the premium options that costly companies like SiteImprove present. With higher instruments, we are able to be certain that the web is extra accessible and our society is extra open.
How can we choose web site accessibility?
W3C’s Web Accessibility publishes the Web Content Accessibility Guideline (WCAG) report that units requirements for accessibility. Equalify, and others, together with the US Federal Government, use WCAG to meter web site accessibility. The extra web sites we scan, the extra we are able to perceive the shortcomings and potentials of WCAG requirements.
How do I take advantage of Equalify?
Take a couple of minutes to browse our GitHub and be taught extra in regards to the product. Specifically, the README supplies steps on how you can start supporting and utilizing Equalify.
Our final objective is to make the open web extra accessible. 96.8% of homepages don’t meet WCAG tips, based on The WebAIM Million. As extra folks construct and use Equalify, we fight inaccessible pages. Everyone deserves equal entry to the open web. Equalify is working towards that objective as we work towards constructing a stronger and extra open society for all.