It's Time to Take Accessibility Seriously

Hamish SherlockHamish Sherlock
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Failing to meet accessibility standards has far-reaching consequences.

Accessibility has long been an afterthought when it comes to web and app development. It’s a disappointing truth, but one that we still have the ability to change. However, for meaningful change to take place, it takes a commitment to educating others and arming them with the expertise and guidance to act.

The problem is, there has rarely been a sense of urgency that encourages developers to prioritize accessibility. Perhaps it hasn’t been presented in the right context before. More likely, people simply aren't listening. The following infographic should provide the context you need to begin imparting meaningful change in the form of digital accessibility.

Is Accessibility Just a Compliance Checkbox to You?
In-depth infographic on the importance of accessibility. Click the image to view the accessible PDF.

To help build accessibility into everyday operations, developers can use the Applause Accessibility Tool to identify and resolve issues while they code.

You have the ability to make a difference for every one of your consumers. Don’t let accessibility become just another checkbox. Make accessibility mean more.


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