1B+ people worldwide have a disability

This is no small segment of the population. More than 1 billion people represents 15% of the world’s population. Is your website accessible to the world's largest minority market?

1 in 4

26% of the United States population of adults living with some form of disability. That’s 1 in 4 adults.

73%

Those with accessibility needs who experience barriers on more than a quarter of websites they visit for the first time.

72%

Customers with disabilities who are forced to abandoned a website, and a potential purchase, if the website is difficult to navigate.

Common accessibility pitfalls

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Low Color Contrast

Foreground and background colors need a 4.5 to 1 contrast for normal text; 3 to 1 for larger text (14 point or larger).

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Missing Alt Text On Images

An accurate description of each image for screen reader users.

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Visual Focus

A content element has a visible outline.

Descriptive Link Text

“Click here” or “read more” are too ambiguous.

Keyboard Accessibility

Users can utilize the keyboard to access all content and functionality.

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