for your accessible website needs
ADWeb is AbleDocs’ all-encompassing hybrid approach to web accessibility providing manual and automated compliance auditing monitoring of websites, training and consulting on web accessibility.
What is ADWeb?
ADWeb is AbleDocs’ all-encompassing hybrid approach to web accessibility. It provides both manual and automated compliance auditing and monitoring of websites. It also offers companies the tools and training required to help ensure that their websites are accessible and provide users with the best possible experience.
ADWeb uses ADWebKey and Sitemorse to provide easy, actionable reports that help companies create a web accessibility roadmap.
Why choose ADWeb?
ADWebKey provides manual website auditing through our Web Analyst and Usability Teams. We will provide detailed feedback on your site’s WCAG success criteria on top of user experience insights.
Sitemorse easily integrates with any content management system (CMS). This integration removes barriers and gives web publishers peace of mind in knowing what they publish is compliant.
ADWeb provides in depth and actionable reports clearly outlining the changes that need to be made to a website in order to enhance the user experience and attain/maintain WCAG compliance.
As part of the manual audit, we work with you over a six-month period to tackle difficult accessibility issues. Following successful iterative testing, an online accreditation certificate and letter of conformance is issued.
Web accessibility training
ADWeb provides customizable and flexible training that covers all areas of web accessibility. This includes assistive technology, developing compliant websites and applications, writing accessible web content, accessibility testing methods and tools, and more.
ADWeb’s consultants can help organizations define their web accessibility roadmaps, provide feedback on web designs during each development phase, and help ensure accessibility compliance remains a key focus.
What does it mean to manually test a website?
ADWeb provides you the ability to have your websites go through a manual auditing process, an automated auditing process or a combination of both.
With ADWebKey, websites are audited manually by our Web Analyst Team, who are trained in testing each WCAG success criteria. The evaluation is based on the Website Accessibility Conformance Evaluation Methodology (WCAG-EM). To ensure manual audits are completed at the highest standard, each website analyst has their work independently cross-checked and participate in cross-checking the testing work of others against the same criteria.
Who is the Usability Analyst Team?
ADWebKey offers usability testing through our Usability Analyst Team. This team is comprised of people with disabilities who are also accessibility experts with extensive knowledge of WCAG.
Each usability analyst has a different type of disability and is a trained professional in the use of their assistive technology, which they rely on every day. As part of the testing process, they are given a journey to complete and are asked to give anecdotal feedback about how the experience was for them, reporting where they found difficulties and where things worked well.
What does it mean to test a website using automation and how does it work?
ADWeb provides the ability to have your websites go through an automated auditing process, a manual auditing process or a combination of both.
With Sitemorse, AbleDocs now has an automated testing service that provides insights into the end-user experience through automated human browser intelligence.
By interacting with a webpage using the automated system, companies get key risk control metrics through an Inclusion Score, which interprets and continually monitors inclusion on a website independently.
From a reporting standpoint, the automation offered by Sitemorse allows companies to manage risk against the Inclusion Index, which maps out digital priorities for the website. This index will also track changes made on the website to provide updates on how a company’s website is performing pre and post -accessibility changes. Thus, over time, a company can see the website’s accessibility improvements and tackle any remaining barriers to the website’s content.
Generic KPI reporting
Sitemorse also provides more generic reporting options of its automated results, which digital managers can use to support the accessibility needs better.
In addition, the report provides insights on WCAG compliance for Level A, AA, and AAA, along with the following steps to make the website more compliant.
Prioritized Actions list
Sitemorse also provides Prioritized Actions based on its automated testing, giving companies actionable items to maximize accessibility on their website now.
This report constantly updates as changes are being made. The helps ensure the ongoing accessibility and compliance of your website.
Integration capabilities for accessibility testing
With ADWeb’s offering of Sitemorse, companies can integrate the Secure Communications Interface (SCI) within their CMS. The SCI can be integrated with almost any CMS that is a .net, JAVA or PHP system.
This integration removes barriers and gives web publishers peace of mind knowing what they publish is accessible before making their content public through a user-friendly interface.
Why should businesses be creating accessible websites?
With over 15% of the world’s population identifying as having a disability, businesses need to ensure that all their potential clients can access and engage with your website.
By making a website accessible, businesses are protecting themselves from potentially costly litigation, and ensuring they meet applicable regional accessibility legislation.
What legislation and standards does ADWeb help businesses meet?
With numerous accessibility legislations and standards around the world, ADWeb can help a company achieve the following accessibility compliance requirements for its website:
PDF/UA (All files are UA Index: 100)
WCAG 2.1 AA
EN 301 549
How can a company get started with ADWeb?
Let our ADWeb advisors guide you to compliance. Contact us and a member of our team will be in touch with you shortly. Let’s get started making your website inclusive and accessible for everyone.