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Quickly strengthen the accessibility of your Elementor website by installing UserWay’s Accessibility Widget, which works perfectly, out-of-the-box, on any website built with Elementor.

UserWay’s Accessibility Widget immediately helps strengthen any weak points and accessibility hurdles on your Elementor site. UserWay works flawlessly on both purchased and premade templates as well as your own hand-crafted templates and designs. Installing UserWay’s Accessibility Widget for your portfolio of Elementor sites is free, regardless of how many sites you manage or the number of pages each of your sites contains.

Enjoy an immediate accessibility boost and provide powerful site enhancements for your users while helping to fend off potential lawsuits and legal claims related to accessibility, ADA, Section 508 and other violations rooted in code that’s non-compliant with WCAG 2.1 AA requirements.

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Take a look at the installation video or follow detailed instructions in the lower section of our blog which provides a step-by-step guide on how to set up UserWay’s Accessibility Widget on your Elementor website in less than two minutes.

You must follow all these steps to get the code snippet that you will later paste on your site. Some steps are customization options that you can actually skip and go through later.

How to Install the UserWay’s Widget

The most important preparatory step is to visit userway.org and select “Start a free trial”! From there we move forward to the installation. 

Free trialStep 1: Sign Up 

You can sign up with Google or fill in your work email and website URL. The following step will appear on your screen by clicking on the ‘Next’ button. 

Sign up

Step 2: Choose the Plan

What works best for you? You can customize your free light widget. We call this user-triggered enhancement. You can also choose our robust AI-powered accessibility widget, the path to full ADA and WCAG compliance for your site, starting at $49/month. With the full widget, you’ll fill in your payment details and click on the green button to “Pay Securely”.

 

Sign up

If you choose full ADA and WCAG compliant package, enter your payment details. Then click on ‘Next’ to step number three.

Add Payment details step in installation guide

Step 3: Get the Script

This little code snippet can easily be dropped into the back-end code on your site. We also call this code a script. You’ll see a small block of text that starts with angle brackets and the word “script”. We’ve also just emailed this script to you. If you want to skip mentioned steps you can access the UserWay widget from the link: https://userway.org/get/. Now you can click on ‘Copy.’ Go to Elementor and install the widget.  But first, configure the UserWay widget by clicking on ‘Configure.’

Script

In case you need assistance type in you can directly email your admin or agency. Then you can proceed with configuring the UserWay widget by clicking on ‘Configure.’

Assistence

Step 4: Choose the Icon

This leads to step three which is the step where you choose the icon that you want to display. 

 

Choose the icon

Step 5: Select the Size

From here you move on to select the size. Disclaimer: Size will differ on the mobile devices and appear smaller, no matter the size you choose. 

Choose the size

Step 6: Pick the Color of Your Button

Next, you can pick the color of your button with this color picker. 

Choose the colour

Step 7: Select the Position of the Button

This is followed by selecting the position by clicking over the one you prefer. There are eight different positions. 

Choose the position

Step 8: Language Settings

Step seven deals with language. If you want the widget to automatically detect the language of your visitors, then you should leave this default option to auto-detect language. If you want to force the widget to display in a specific language, then select your preferred language. 

Choose the language

Step 9: Accessibility Statement

The next step is to set an accessibility statement leaving the “No”‘ option selected. Following the statement, you can add advanced custom options for this widget, choose the ‘I’d like to learn more’ option or more information.

Accessibility statement

Add the address of your site`s accessibility statement.

Add the address

Step 10: Access the Widget

You are all set! Then, switch over to WordPress website.

All set

On the left menu, go to “Widget Settings” and then click on “Widget Embed Script”. Code that you copied you use to install the widget on your site. Once you’re in the “WordPress” dashboard, go to “Elementor>Settings” on the left menu and click on “Custom Code”. At the top, click on “Add New” and paste your code. To keep all your code organized, you should name it properly. We recommend you name it “UserWay Accessibility Code”. In “Location”, select “End”, paste the code in the box below, and then, on the right, click on “Publish”.

If you want the UserWay widget to display across your entire site, so select this condition and then click on “Save” and “Close”. In order to preview your site make sure you can see the widget and that everything has been installed correctly.