WordPress has been fairly accessible out-of-the-box for a number of years now. For most users however, an out-of-the-box theme is not a great way to allow your brand to stand out.
Accessibility legislation around the world is leading to the rise of plugins for accessibility widgets that claim something like:
Just one line of code achieves complianceHow? “Automagically”
Most public websites are required—as of January 1st, 2021—to meet WCAG 2.0 Level AA under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA).
This applies to public sector organizations and private or non-profit organizations with at least 50 employees.
The proposed Digital Charter Implementation Act (DCIA) in Canada borrows some key elements of the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
As such you may wonder if Canadians are soon about to see it everywhere. That “Accept Cookies” banner you see when you happen upon a European or British website.
Moreover if you manage a website, are you going to have to implement the consent request as well?
As we bid farewell to a much maligned 2020 and welcome a more hopeful 2021, we noticed a lot of companies are updating their brands in the new year. Two prominent rebrands are Burger King and General Motors.