Often misunderstood and overlooked by website owners, Website Accessibility Compliance is required by law. In nearly every country and especially in the United States, websites are considered public domain and thus are required to accommodate all people regardless of handicaps.
Understanding the laws can be complicated, time-consuming and definitely require a heavy dose of technical ability to implement. The cost of manually meeting compliance regulations for existing websites can be steep, not to mention ongoing upkeep for new content as well.
If you’re not familiar with website accessibility, you are definitely not alone. Most website owners are unaware that accessibility regulation exists for anything other than their bricks-and-mortar store, if they have a physical location. So what exactly is web accessibility?