If you’re looking to increase the accessibility and ADA compliance of your Wix website, you might want to consider UserWay’s AI-Powered Accessibility Solution. This guide will walk you through installing the UserWay Wix accessibility plugin, which will help you remove barriers and allow more users to access your website’s content.
Installing Using the Wix Marketplace
Step 1: Installing the Wix Plugin
Now that you’re logged into the Wix dashboard, you can install the Wix plugin. On the left-hand menu, scroll all the way to the bottom of the page and click “Apps.” Next, at the top right of the page, click on ‘Get More Apps.’
You’re now in the Wix Marketplace, where you will scroll under the headline and type “UserWay’ in the search bar. You should be able to see our app – click on it. Next, click the “Add to Site” button, and a window will open. Click on the “Add to Site” button at the bottom of this pop-up to confirm the installation.
Scroll down to enable the widget by toggling the On/Off button.
Step 2: Generate an Accessibility Statement for your Wix Website
To generate an accessibility statement for your Wix website, go to the Accessibility Statement tab on the UserWay dashboard, and fill out your details. Next, click the “Generate My Accessibility Statement” button and check your email, where you should receive your accessibility statement.
Step 3: Preview, Publish, and Customize Your Wix Widget
You’re all set! You can now publish your Wix website to implement the changes from the Wix plugin after ensuring it’s working correctly.
You can customize your widget via the Wix widget or by going to your UserWay dashboard. You can access the available customization options for enhanced website accessibility. Remember to hit “Save Settings” before leaving the icon customization area.
Alternatively, if your website requires more accessibility features, consider the UserWay Pro-Widget to best suit your needs.
Wix Manual Installation Guide
Step 1: Register Your Wix Website with UserWay
The first step you need to take is to register your Wix website with UserWay by clicking on the “Start Free Trial” button at the top right of the UserWay.org homepage. To receive your unique code snippet, follow all the registration steps. You can copy the text to your clipboard or save it as a text file.
The unique code can also be found in the welcome email you received when registering your website with UserWay.
If you’ve already registered a website with UserWay, there’s no need to re-register. Simply add the new website to your list and use the same unique code you used with your previous website.
To find your code, you can check your welcome email or log into your UserWay dashboard and click on “My Embed Script” in the top right menu. Here, you will find your unique code, which you can copy and paste into your site to get your Wix plugin.
If you have trouble signing into your UserWay dashboard, your login credentials can be found in your welcome email sent to you upon registration.
Step 2: Paste Your Unique Code in the Wix Dashboard
Once you’re in the Wix dashboard, scroll down to “Settings” on the left-hand menu. You’ll be prompted to a new page with all the Settings options.
Scroll down until you find the “Advanced” section, where you’ll see the “Custom Code” option. Go ahead and click on it.
You will be prompted to go to a new page, and on the top right of the page, click on the “Add Custom Code” button.
Next, in the window that pops up, paste the code snippet in the first text field. In the Name field, type “UserWay” so that it’s easier for you to identify later. Make sure the “Add code to all pages” option is selected. Select “Place code in: Body – end,” and click “Apply” located in the bottom right corner.
Step 3: Preview and Customize Your Wix Widget
You can now preview your Wix website to ensure you’ve installed the UserWay widget correctly.
You can also customize your Wix widget by signing in directly via the widget or going to UserWay.org and checking your dashboard there. Remember to hit “Save Settings” before leaving the icon customization area.
For more extensive accessibility options, consider the UserWay Pro-Widget to best suit your needs.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
What is Wix?
Wix is a website builder that allows users to easily create HTML5 and mobile websites using online drag-and-drop tools – making it easy for everyone to build their website.
How Do I Make My Wix Website Accessible?
To get your Wix website accessible and ADA-compliant, you can implement UserWay’s Accessibility solutions. A great place to start is with UserWay’s accessibility widget, which will help make your website accessible to all users.
Why Do I Need An Accessibility Statement for My Wix Website?
The purpose of generating an accessibility statement is to portray the current status of your website’s accessibility to your visitors, along with any other accessibility-related efforts. Accessibility statements allow users to understand which parts of their website are accessible and where barriers or violations exist.