Is Your Shopify Website ADA Compliant?
No matter what technology a website uses, all online merchants and businesses should ensure their website is accessible to individuals with disabilities. When it comes to ADA Compliance, you may have questions to what that truly means.
How Accessible is my Shopify Site?
If you’re unsure if your website is ADA Compliant or what it takes to make your Shopify site accessible, the Niki Jones Agency can provide you with a free Website Accessibility Analysis and help get you on a path to compliance.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT SHOPIFY AND ACCESSIBILITY
Discover why ADA Compliance is so important and what needs to be done for your website.
Q. What is ADA Compliance and Web Accessibility?
A. The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) prohibits discrimination on the basis of disability and ensures “equal enjoyment” of goods and services available at public accommodations – including websites. This means that legally, your website must be ADA compliant – accessible to everyone, including people with disabilities.
Q. Is Shopify ADA Compliant?
A. Shopify is currently taking steps to ensure websites on its platform conform to WCAG 2.0 AA standards by January 1, 2021. Although it can be unsettling to hear that it may take over a year for your website to have its accessibility improved, there are other options available.
Q. How can I make my Shopify Website ADA Compliant?
A. The "website code" of the Shopify platform and chosen Shopify theme both need to be built in such a way that doesn't hinder accessibility. At the Niki Jones Agency, techniques and practices have been developed to specifically reduce Shopify accessibility issues.
Q. Where do I begin?
A. Not only can the Niki Jones Agency help bring your Shopify website into a better state of ADA Compliance, but it can also help you monitor your website to maintain its accessibility. Contact the Niki Jones Agency today at 845-856-1266 or by filling out the form above.
TAKING THE NEXT STEP FOR YOUR WEBSITE
Whether you use Shopify or another platform, the Niki Jones Agency can evaluate your website and utilize comprehensive technologies to scan it for accessibility issues. You'll receive a free report that shows a count of accessibility issues and an initial consultation to learn more about the status of your website and what steps need to be taken to bring it into a better state of accessibility and ADA Compliance.