Higher Ed in 4k (2023 update)

Summary: An accessibility analysis of web pages of colleges and universities in the United States (nearly 4,000 higher education institutions) from 2019-2023. The 4k Project considers the automatically detectable errors that can be identified by WAVE. Purpose The main purpose of the 4k Project is to document the progress of United States Higher Education Institutions’ web…

Gamifying Web Accessibility

Gamifying Web Accessibility

A look at a progressive methodology to gamify and improve your web accessibility.

When I was a kid, many of the action-based video games had lower-level goons that I had to first beat until I finally progressed far enough to reach the boss-villain.

Graph of errors over time starting at 750,000 and decreasing to 400,00

Consistency is the secret sauce of web accessibility

I recently noticed that one of our Pope Tech clients, a university, was able to resolve over 350,000 accessibility errors in less than two months

What was their secret?

WAVE - Contrast Panel

WAVE Features: The Contrast Panel

Summary: This post is part of series that dives deeper into the WAVE tool’s features. The focus of this article takes a closer look at the Contrast Panel. Contrast Errors Inadequate color contrast is a violation of WCAG success criteria 1.4.3., “The visual presentation of text and images of text has a contrast ratio of…