First let me make you clear about the ADA, The Americans Disabilities Act. So the ADA is the Americans disabilities act standards that are accessible for disabled people. This act was enforced by the by the US department of Justice in the year 2010 to protect the disabled people against any kind of discrimination in several areas like employment, transportation, public accommodation, communications and access to state and local government programs or schemes or services. These standards require companies to offer and maintain sites that people with disabilities can use and access. With resources like the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG), as well asADA compliance services, your business can start making your site accessible to users everywhere. That proactive approach can help your company not only grow but also emphasize its commitment to serving users everywhere. All the websites that is made needs to be ADA compliant due to the law enforced in 2010.
Now you might be thinking why the ADA compliance is necessary and what if we not keep our websites ADA non-compliance! Well you are leaving out a significant amount of population out of the reach to your website that might even decrease your profit than if it was ADA compliance and leaving your business open to legal action in which you can even be sued. Though you don’t mean to exclude the people by not letting your website be ADA compliance but still you are discriminating people with disabilities that may cause legal action against your website or your business.
Now you might be thinking that tin which category do I need to fall to have an ADA compliance website. Well let’s look at it. Your firm should be one from the below to have an ADA compliance website:
· State and local government agencies
· Private employers with 15 or more employees
· Businesses that operate for the benefit of the public
So just make sure that you website is ADA compliance and enjoy your business free of legal actions!