Comply with Section 508 and WC3/WCAG Web Accessibility Standards on your websites. This easy to use plugin evaluates pages for the most common issues as they are published. Run a complete scan of your website terms, pages, posts and custom post types to identify issues. Review accessibility reports and easily correct issues.
This one of a kind WordPress web accessibility plugin removes empty links and heading tags (h1-h6), identifies ambiguous link text such as “click here”, iframes missing title attributes, images missing alternate text attributes, layout tables without role attributes, data tables without heading tags and data tables with heading tags but missing scope attributes.
Why use WP ADA Compliance Plugin?
It’s the law! In 1998, Congress amended the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 to require Federal agencies to make their electronic and information technology accessible to people with disabilities. This law applies to all Federal agencies, some state and local agencies as well as any entity creating websites for applicable agencies.
There is also a strong business case for accessibility. Studies show that accessible websites have better search results, reduced maintenance costs, and increased audience reach. All of which increases profit margin for a business.
This section describes how to install the plugin and get it working.
- Upload the wp-ada-compliance-basic folder to the
/wp-content/plugins/directory, or install the plugin through the WordPress plugins screen directly.
- Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ screen in WordPress
- What issues does WP ADA Compliance Check Basic check for?
The basic version identifies ambiguous link text such as “click here”, iframes missing title attributes, images missing alternate text attributes, layout tables without role attributes, data tables without heading tags and data tables with heading tags but missing scope attributes. It also identifies empty link and heading tags. The full vesion automatically strips removes empty link and heading tags rather than just flagging them.
- Can WP ADA Compliance Check Basic automatically scan all of my content?
The basic version does not support automatic scanning of all content on a website. Instead as a page or post is saved the content is scanned and errors are noted on the editor screen.
- How can I upgrade to the full version of WP ADA Compliance Check?
“WP ADA Compliance Check Basic” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.