The Americans with Disability Act (ADA) is a civil rights law in the United States of America that prohibits discrimination based on disability. Following a US Supreme Court ruling in 2019, private businesses and corporations can be sued if they do not comply with the ADA. Part of ensuring ADA compliance means websites and apps must be accessible to those with disabilities.
There are many issues to consider when you are developing a website with ADA compliance in mind. The following list describes some of the features an ADA-compliant website must implement:
Additionally, the World Wide Web Consortium’s (W3C) Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) provide an in-depth discussion of accessibility-related features:
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