ADA Compliant Website Design Services

Our UI/UX design team paves way for equitable webspace and helps you avoid intricate legal hassles with ADA compliant website design. Web accessibility involves true digital inclusion, diversity, and equity. Inclusion is all about diversity and confirming everyone's involvement at the greatest extent. ADA website design is all about "design for all" as it addresses a billion people with disabilities. Make your website design universally accessible by eliminating all the potential barriers.


ADA Compliant Web Design

Web accessibility is the new normal! Hence, we don’t see web design accessibility as an option, not anymore. We provide ADA compliant web design services which are following WCAG guidelines and making them universally accessible. Our UI/UX design team is quick to adapt to the new rules and incorporate them into the web design process. We create interactive design elements that work for people with color blindness, low/no vision, deafness, mental/cognitive disabilities, and who rely on a wide assortment of assistive technologies such as screen readers.

ADA Compliant Web Design


ADA Website Redesign

Accessibility issues can creep in throughout the project lifecycle and wreck your business in unforeseen ways. We’ve helped many clients who come to us post completion of the project to avoid costly legal lawsuits. Our UI/UX design team channelizes their efforts to redesign any website if it doesn’t comply with the ADA rules. We also conduct an ADA audit to uncover any design issues that are becoming a hindrance to people with disabilities. Based on the results, our UI team jumps in to quickly fix the design issues. Our redesign process is also faster and efficient.

ADA Website Redesign


ADA Compliant Custom Website design

We’ve been designing custom websites for over 2 decades for businesses of all shapes and sizes. Our seasoned web designers constantly evolve and adapt to the changing rules of accessibility to stay ahead of the curve. We understand our clients’ business needs and bank on our deep expertise to create customized designs while strictly complying with the ADA rules that can differentiate your brand from your competitors. While complying with the web accessibility rules, our designers also strive to uniquely create original designs that reflect the unique essence of your business to your website visitors.

ADA Compliant Custom Website design


SEO-Friendly Website Design

By making your website design ADA compliant, we will make your website search optimized. Our web design will aid your SEO efforts as well. Since we inculcate all the elements to improve the overall user experience, we make sure in no way it is ranked any lower in the search rankings. By delivering an ADA compliant web design, we help you increase the time spent by your users on your website, thereby boosting your search rankings. We have been investing in building easy-to-use sites accessible to all, that could also improve SEO score, traffic, leads, and ultimately revenue.

SEO-Friendly Website Design


Section 508 Compliance Website Design

We are fully aware of the section 508 compliance rules and incorporate them into your website design. With a clear understanding of the accessibility requirements of the physically disabled, we take the help of section 508 rules to translate the accessibility requirements into technical solutions while designing your website. Our ADA consultant team are well-versed with the section 508 legislation. We design web pages with screen reader capabilities, keyboard accessibility, alt image texts, page layouts, color contrasts, and more to make them ADA compliant.

Section 508 Compliance Website Design


Mobile Responsive Designs

With more than 56 million people with disabilities relying on mobile phones, would you risk designing non-responsive websites? No right. We neither. We are determined to design mobile-friendly & custom responsive web designs that work on all devices and browsers. We design considering the wide array of the audience on smartphones and let the designs and colors adjust to the device held by the users automatically. All our designs fit any screen size and come with an appropriate layout with appropriate image sizes to ensure that users have the best possible interaction.

Mobile Responsive Designs


WCAG Conformance levels

We are also fully aware and have enough experience implementing the WCAG conformance levels – A (lowest), AA (mid-range), AAA (highest). Our web designs are in line with the A and AA levels. As WCAG 2.0 AA has been the most-used standard, we ensure that all our web designs are AA-compliant by focusing on the color contrast, alt text for images, consistency in the navigation elements, accurate labels for the form fields, screen reader adaptability, a logical hierarchy for the headings, and more. We provide website accessibility remediation according to WCAG 2.1, WCAG 2.2, and Section 508 guidelines.

WCAG Conformance levels


Auditing and Design Review

We also conduct design reviews by performing an ADA compliance audit to uncover any design issues that hinder the usability of your website by people with disabilities. We run multiple tests to identify possible issues with the design accessibility. We run manual and automated tests to make sure the designs are following WCAG 2.1, WCAG 2.2, and section 508 guidelines. Our team scans your website and then prepares a summary report along with remediation measures. We have an ADA compliance checklist that serves as a guiding light for our UI/UX designers to be mindful of the accessibility rules all the way through the design process.

Auditing and Design Review

Stay Competitive with ADA Website Design

Increases Target Audience

With over a billion people with disabilities across the globe and nearly 56 million in the USA alone, you do not wish to lose out on the wider customer base by building non-compliant web designs. By easing the navigation on your website, these people will find your website more accessible and visit your website often for their needs. This builds a brand reputation in the market and also increases your target audience base. They would prefer to choose you over the competitors as you have reduced their hindrances in accessing the website which otherwise used to cause lots of difficulties.

Equitable Use

Equitability is one of our strongest drivers for website design. We design to cater to the needs of everyone even to people with disabilities. We consider all the users and focus on improving the overall experience them. Our UI/UX designers are strongly empathetic to the needs of all and make their designs appealing to everyone. Our web design services do not stigmatize any user and hence we rightfully design the website with appropriate color contrasts and font sizes. We do not compromise on the aesthetic appeal of the website in the process of making it accessible to everyone.

Intuitive Websites

Simple and intuitive web design is our forte. With the ease of navigation, we make our website designs to help the user traverse from one web page to another intuitively, thereby amplifying the overall user experience. We declutter the web page, reduce the unnecessary complexities, thereby easing the mental and cognitive loads on the users. We also maintain consistency throughout the web pages to align with the user’s expectations and intuition. With effective call-to-action (CTA) and prompting, the users find the information they are looking for easily and improve their interactivity.

Augment SEO Efforts

An accessible website would have positive spin-on effects on SEO as well. Search engines are now evolving and have the capacity to crawl pages with more human intention. By making your web designs ADA compliant, we are indirectly making optimizing the website for better usability and performance. All the elements are also as per the W3C guidelines which have a positive impact on the SEO as well. By making the websites accessible, more people would visit your website and also stay on for a longer time. This makes the search engines mark your website as trustworthy.

Enormous Flexibility

We respect a wide range of individual preferences and abilities - both temporary and permanent, physical as well as cognitive. We design to accommodate all the users by chalking out a dynamic and flexible design. We take individual preferences into account and design customizable and adaptable designs. The users would be having the steering wheel and would be more in control of their experience on your website. They would be free to choose how they will be using the product.

Build Brand Reputation

Putting an effort to make your website ADA compliant is a great way to make a positive press for your business due to the fact that your customers will feel that they are valuable to your business operation. Making your website ADA compliant will set you apart from the rest of your competitors. Your customers understand your value that increases your reputation. The fact that you have taken additional efforts to design ADA compliant websites shows that you care about inclusion and people with disabilities surely appreciate your efforts. The word-of-mouth marketing works in your favor and even future-proof your brand

Better Website Usability

A website that you can navigate through easily will benefit not only the disabled but also the non-disabled. ADA compliant websites are more likely to convert leads because the users are assured that they will be able to find the content that they are looking for without difficulty. By making your website design ADA compliant, we ensure effortless navigation and user-friendliness that enables users with disabilities to find what they are looking for quickly and easily.

Broaden Market Penetration & Leads

Inaccessible websites exclude around 15-20% of potential clients which is a whopping 56 million Americans! Conversely, if you make your site accessible, you broaden your market penetration. Endeavouring for web accessibility boosts your revenue sales and your brand's visibility on the web. By broadening your market penetration, you are ultimately driving in more traffic to your website. The end result is that you will get more qualified leads who are eager to come back. They repose more faith in your products and services displayed on your website and likely to come back.

Avoid Penalties

Building an inaccessible website wouldn’t spare anyone from facing legal actions. The ADA rules laid down by the Department of Justice are enforceable and can drag you to the court. In order to avoid legal penalties, all updated pages on your website are required to be at least a grade A complaint, with grade AAA being the highest. We have been making our website design and development at least AA compliant to avoid any sort of litigation. We make it effortless for people with disabilities to use your websites and save you from the possible hassles of legal lawsuits.

Incredible Benefits of ADA Compliant Website Design

  • Build intuitive & navigable web apps
  • Universal and Accessible web design
  • Expand your target personas
  • Foster strong customer relationships
  • Ensure stronger user experience for all
  • Improves your SEO score
  • Reach Wider audience
  • Get unlimited Traffic
  • Promote customer loyalty
  • Improves equitability and inclusiveness
  • Accessibility to everyone
  • Adherence to law
  • Competitive Edge in the market
  • Positive brand reputation
  • Safeguard your financial capabilities
  • Improve your marketability
  • Future-proof your brand
  • Grow your business
  • Increased ROI
  • Avoid legal troubles
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The Difference Between WCAG 2.0, 2.1, and 2.2 Checklist

The WCAG 2.0, 2.1, and 2.2 checklist covers web accessibility of all the content and is not specified to any technology or industry. It has created a roadmap to deliver a better exclusive online experience. The WCAG guidelines are helped you to address those with auditory, physical, speech, visual, learning, cognitive, neurological, and language disabilities.

Explore how to bring your digital properties or assets into compliance with the latest Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) by downloading our interactive WCAG 2.0, 2.1, and 2.2 checklist now.

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ADA Compliant Website Design FAQs

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requires businesses to make accommodations for people with disabilities. They need to design their website so that they are accessible to people who have physical and cognitive disabilities. They must be able to navigate by voice, screen readers, or any other assistive technologies.

Skynet Technologies is one of the few ADA compliance agencies providing full-scale web development solutions that meet the ADA accessibility rules. We have a team of ADA compliance specialists who went through rigorous training in ADA compliance checker and performs all the necessary functions for WCAG compliance.

ADA compliance for websites simply means that your websites need to be accessible to people with disabilities - physical and cognitive, temporary and permanent.

The cost depends on the various factors including type of ADA compliance, current state of your website, the number of pages, a whole other range of elements, etc. Request a free quote for your any type of requirements; and we would get back to you with detailed quote.

Well, although the color is not the only indicator for interactive elements, red/green color blindness is the most common and hence it is advised to avoid red on green and green on red. You can pick any from the color palette but make sure you pay attention to the color contrasts.

Making accessible design doesn’t compromise the look & feel of your website. In fact, it enhances the usability and user experience which ultimately is the end-goal.

Yes. The benefits of ADA compliance are plenty. Plus, non-compliance results in a huge loss in terms of financial capabilities, credibility, and marketability.

ADA accessibility standards break down into four basic principles: Perceivable, Operable, Understandable, Robust.

  • Perceivable - The web designs should be easily perceptible and acter to various assistive technologies that allow disabled individuals to browse and view through your online content.
  • Understandable - The websites must be easily readable and comprehensible to all page visitors without any discrimination.
  • Operable - Ensure your website offers keyboard accessibility to enable motor-impaired individuals to easily jump to specific elements and access content with just a click of a button.
  • Robust - Your page content must be robust enough to ensure a variety of users crawl and interpret your web content. It should adapt to technological advancements and remains accessible to all users regardless of web updates.

The Department of Justice didn’t spell out the exact rules as such but the web content accessibility guidelines (WCAG) laid down by W3C are the de facto rules followed to ensure accessibility.

Yes. It is mandatory for the websites to be ADA, WCAG 2.0 compliant as per the rule covered by Section 508. Non-compliance may attract legal penalties.

Absolutely not. ADA accessible website design is all about having simple and easily navigable interfaces. These websites would be aesthetically pleasing and user-friendly to everyone. Although it is true that accessibility places a few design limitations on the websites. But that doesn’t mean you have to compromise on the design. You just have to make a few adjustments such as font size, color palette, etc. Building beautifully designed accessible sites is always possible.

  1. Heading hierarchy
  2. Media transcripts
  3. Keyboard accessibility
  4. Accessible menus, forms
  5. Effective use of colors
  6. ARIA landmark roles
  7. Meaningful link text
  8. Structured content

The ramifications of a non-compliant website are legal penalties, financial loss, customers drop off, loss of revenue.

You can let the ADA consultants test and conduct an audit to find out whether your website is ADA compliant or no.

Get started with ADA Compliant Website Design!

Let’s take a multi-faceted approach to ensure your website, application or digital asset is accessible and keep it in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Section 508 and the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG). Whether you want to design your existing website or application ADA compliance, redesign your website with ADA compliance or require a new ADA compliant website, ecommerce store or an ADA compliant mobile app, you are at the right place! Contact us today and let us know your requirements.