People Urged to Avoid Overlay Accessibility Products

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People Urged to Avoid Overlay Accessibility Products

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Be careful when choosing to use a "quick accessibility fix" like an overlay product.

Instead, address accessibility as an integral part of your website instead of as an afterthought.

Use good accessibility tools that help with integrating accessibility natively.

The next update of CSS HTML Validator 2021 will include a significant WAI-ARIA update and will be a free update for all 2021/v21 customers.

Good article here:
Blind people, advocates slam company claiming to make websites ADA compliant

And another here:
Accessibility Advocates Sign Open Letter Urging People Not To Use AccesiBe and Other Overlay Products

And the accessibility overlay warning on the accessibility testing page: ... laywarning

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