Updating for Accessibility: 3 Tips for Website Redesign and Template Selection

Posted by on Sep 19, 2014 in Access Approved™, Access Awareness, Blog, General, Legal Awareness, News, Services, Updates | 0 comments

With fall upon us, many organizations are gearing up for new projects and initiatives.  If  a website refresh or redesign is among them WeCo's Accessibility Team, all of whom live with disabilities, recommends taking three simple steps before you begin:  Consider the Canvas: Just as a painter would select the best canvas for a masterpiece, before you begin consider the electronic canvas you'll be using for your website.  Whether you're recycling an existing template or starting from Read more of this...

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Tips and Tricks for a More Accessible Website (Ideas from the Users)

Posted by on Jan 16, 2014 in Blog, General | 0 comments

At  WeCo (The Wehrman Collaborative) we contract with testers who live with many different disabilities. These testers are the heartbeat of our company. They are the experts in the field of accessibility because they not only understand accessibility; WeCo Certified Test Consultants live it. We thought it would be interesting to find out what they think makes a web page accessible. When we asked them, they had many ideas but the same main themes kept popping up. One thing our sight related Read more of this...

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Accessibility Planning: The First Steps

Posted by on Dec 30, 2013 in Blog, General | 0 comments

At a conceptual level, no one should have to be convinced of the merits of making information available to as many people as possible. Still, “doing the right thing” is seldom easy, and web accessibility is no different. For government agencies, nonprofits, or businesses–organizations most often called upon to make their information accessible–the largest hurdle is usually not desire, but having to go up against a series of well-entrenched work processes. Or as is often true with web accessibility–a Read more of this...

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