Web Accessibility, Your Way

Powerful, Scalable, Lightweight and Secure — for One Website or a Thousand

UserWay's cloud-based accessibility solutions provide a powerful, scalable, lightweight and secure compliance solution for one website or a thousand.

Deploy UserWay's advanced website accessibility solutions without refactoring your website's existing code and ensure a comprehensive legal & regulatory compliance framework covering ADA, Section 508, WCAG 2.1 AA, and much more.

UserWay Widget’s Main
Accessibility Functions

Customized for each individual user on your site based on their unique accessibility needs

UserWay’s full AI-Powered Accessibility Widget (full ADA/WCAG 2.1 compliance):

UserWay’s full AI-Powered Accessibility Widget enables all of the features and functions of the free widget, as well as the following automatic, back-end and front-end logic & remediation layers to ensure full ADA and WCAG compliance.

Increase Text Size

WCAG 2.1 (1.4.4)

Cycles on-screen texts through four different levels of text-size increases. Makes every part of your site instantly more readable.

Text Spacing

WCAG 2.1 (1.4.12)

Modify text and line spacing for improved readability for dyslexic and visually impaired users. Offers three degrees of adjustments for a personalized and more accessible reading experience.

Large Cursor

Increases the standard cursor size by 400% to ensure the pointer always remains in sight. Allows for faster and more accessible navigation through hyperlinks, tabs, and form elements.

Highlight Links

Emphasize links, buttons, and other interactive elements in clear, high-contrast colors that are easy to identify. Highlights clickable items for easier site usability, navigation, and overall accessibility.

Pause Animations

WCAG 2.1 (2.3)

Pauses content that moves or auto-updates that is considered an accessibility barrier. Stops animations, blinking, and flashing content that distracts and may trigger seizures.

Light Contrast

WCAG 2.1 (1.4.3, 1.4.6)

Boost the contrast of all site elements with a high contrast light color theme. One-click remediation to inaccessible and non-compliant low contrast elements, texts, buttons & form fields.

Dark Contrast

WCAG 2.1 (1.4.3, 1.4.6)

Boost the contrast of all site elements with a high contrast dark color theme. One-click remediation to inaccessible and non-compliant low contrast elements, texts, buttons and form fields.

Invert Colors

WCAG 2.1 (1.4.1)

Full color inversion for all site elements providing greater perceived color depth, making texts significantly easier to read while reducing eye strain for color blind and visually impaired users.

Color Desaturation

WCAG 2.1 (1.4.1)

Desaturates all colors on the page. An important accessibility function that helps users with deuteranopia, tritanopia, and other forms of color blindness to better distinguish your site’s content.

Tooltips

WCAG 2.1 (3.3.2)

Shows alternative text and aria labels for on-screen elements with a simple mouse hover. Tooltips are prominent, high contrast, and easy to read for low-vision users with accessibility needs.

Reading Guide

Converts the cursor into a high contrast horizontal reading guide. Focuses and guides the eyes to reduce eye strain for users who are visually impaired, dyslexic, cognitively disabled, and users with Presbyopia.

Accessible Fonts

Converts stylized fonts into accessible fonts and font weights that are essential for visually impaired and dyslexic users who find nonstandard fonts confusing or difficult to read.

Dyslexia Friendly Font

UserWay's Dyslexia Friendly Font enhances readability for those with dyslexia and provides an easier and more fluid reading experience that is tailored to site visitors with dyslexia.

Page Structure

WCAG 2.1 (2.4)

Quickly reveal page headings, landmarks and links in a clear, structured, easily navigable and accessible manner. Helps both disabled and non-disabled users find the content they want, faster.

Reset All

Accessibility options can be mixed and matched in any combination to suit the personal accessibility needs of each individual user, and saved for future site visits. Resets all options back to "off" state.

Screen Reader

UserWay's industry-leading screen reader reads aloud all page contents without needing to install an external screen reader.

Keyboard Navigation

WCAG 2.1, §2.1

Enables users to navigate web pages using only a keyboard. Helps mobility- and visually-impaired users quickly move through website pages to access the information they need without using a mouse or pointer device.

Image Alts

WCAG 2.1, §1.1.1

AI- & ML-powered image recognition automatically provides high-accuracy image alts & descriptions of non-text content for users relying on screen readers. Site admins can approve or modify alt text to ensure it accurately reflects each remediated element.

Form Labels

WCAG 2.1, §3.3.2

Creates essential form field labels, 'required/mandatory' attributes, and more for screen readers to communicate the intention and expected value by the user for each interactive form field.

Dictionary

WCAG 2.1, §3.1

Gives users access to dictionary lookups without needing to leave the website. Essential for those with cognitive disabilities, non-native English speakers, and more.

Headings

WCAG 2.1, §2.4.6

Ensures an accessible heading structure (hierarchical, sequential) for each page on your site. Essential for users relying on keyboard navigaton, accessible hotkeys and screen readers.

Form Validation

WCAG 2.1, §3.3.1

Notifies users of any errors encountered during form submissions. Provides contextual info for each field that requires a correction to ensure a successful form submission.

Interactive Elements

WCAG 2.1, §2.1.1

Automatically remediates any non-interactive elements with mouse or keyboard handlers by ensuring they are fully focusable and accessible with keyboard navigation and other assistive technologies.

Autoplay Videos

WCAG 2.1, §2.2.2

Gives users play/pause control over videos on the page. Allows site visitors to choose when content plays to prevent distractions and reduce any triggers that may cause seizures or epileptic events.

External Link Targets

WCAG 2.1., §3.2.5

Opening new tabs or windows without warning can be very disorienting for blind users, particularly those relying on screen readers or other assistive technologies. Such links are automatically remediated with a clear announcement to the user.

Ambiguous Links

WCAG 2.1, §2.4.4

Updates ambiguous anchor texts to ensure the purpose of the link is conveyed. Disambiguates links such as “click here”, “download” and “read more” by automatically adding context for readers relying on screen readers.

Broken Links

WCAG 2.1, §4.1.1

Automatically remediate any broken links that don't point to live sources. Broken links diminish the user experience for all users but especially for blind users and for users with low vision, mobility impairment, or cognitive disabilities.

Video Captioning
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WCAG 2.1, §1.2.2

Provides captioning for video content. Essential for users who are deaf, have hearing loss, or prefer captions to audio.

Duplicate IDs

WCAG 2.1, §4.1.1

Assistive technologies for both blind and mobility-impaired users require correct markup with unique ID values to properly interact with the page. Any duplicate IDs are automatically remediated.

Empty IDs

WCAG 2.1, §4.1.1

Assistive technologies for both blind and mobility-impaired users require unique and non-empty ID values in order to optimally interact with the page. Empty IDs are automatically remediated.

Missing Titles

WCAG 2.1, §2.4.2

Creates required element titles when they are missing or unclear. Helps users and assistive technology to understand the page structure its components.

Element Focus

WCAG 2.1, §2.4.7, §1.4.13

Ensures a visual indicator of focus for users who rely on keyboards to navigate, and automatically applies a remediation if one is missing.

Site Language

WCAG 2.1, §3.1.1

Automatically remediates missing language attributes on each page. This is essential for users who rely on assistive technology like screen readers, braille translators, and voice recognition software.

PDF Remediation
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WCAG 2.1, §1.1, §3.1

Updates PDFs linked to or embedded in your site to ensure their contents are accessible for users relying on screen readers and other assistive tech.

Content Moderation

WCAG 3.0, future COGA

Searches for and alerts site owners to potentially harmful or inappropriate content on their website and suggests alternative language that can be approved, rejected, or altered.

Text Align

Align site texts left, right or center to ensure a personalized and more accessible reading experience

Line Height

Increase line height to ensure more comfortable spacing for more fluid interaction with on-site texts.

Accessible Pricing

Ensures that prices on your site are fully accessible to assistive technologies. Critical for e-commerce stores.

Live Site Translations

Instantly translate your site into 40+ languages to make it more accessible for non-native speakers, people with language acquisition difficulties and people with learning disabilities.

Smart Contrast

"Smart Contrast" feature will ensure all of your site colors are fully ADA compliant, giving you the power to ensure your site colors meet WCAG 2.1 AA or even AAA.

And hundreds of more AI-Powered functions that ensure WCAG & ADA compliance!

* Surcharges may apply for remediation of multimedia, PDF documents, audio transcriptions, and video captioning & transcriptions.

Strict Compliance

UserWay is a Privacy by Design organization.

We do not store information on users, as their privacy is our priority. As a result, we are proud to be COPPA, FERPA, HIPAA, GDPR and of course, ADA compliant.

These strict standards ensure that every industry, including government & public sector, healthcare, IT & security, education, banking & financial, consumer & retail, hospitality and more, can benefit from providing their users with UserWay - the most powerful suite of integrated accessibility solutions available.

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Express Your Brand's Commitment Towards Inclusivity & Accessibility

Rebrand & resell UserWay's Accessibility Widget while reinforcing your organizations's commitment to fostering an accessible digital space for your clients and their end-users.

Seamlessly incorporate a branded accessibility widget across your entire customer base through UserWay's dedicated white label server.

Accessibility is a Global Issue

Ensure accessibility, no matter what language your users speak.

With support for over 30 different languages that are fully-integrated into the widget and an intelligent "auto-detect" mode, users from around the world will be presented with accessibility options in the language they'll understand best.

Inclusive Experiences for Absolutely Everyone

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UserWay assists users that have varying degrees of visual impairment by enhancing their browsing experience to best meet their needs and physical limitations.

We do this by improving your site's support for keyboard-only navigation, as well as enabling users to independently increase the contrast of contents on your site, increasing the font size, switching to a more readable font face, using a larger cursor, highlighting links, desaturating content (removing color from text and images), and more, based on their personal disability and preference.

Example of color, size, and icon type customizations for UserWay's Accessibility Widget

Customize Anything, Control Everything!

The internet is a place filled with users who have diverse needs and brands that demand powerful customization options to meet those needs.

With UserWay, these include the ability to customize preferred button types, language and locales, size, position, color, accessibility statements, and more.

UserWay’s powerful customizations create seamless integrations with your brand’s UI, providing convenient controls for mobile, desktop and tablet environments.

The Floodgates Have Opened

Hundreds of Lawsuits. Thousands of Demand Letters.

Target.com
Target.com

Sued for failure to provide descriptive alt text on images for product images appearing on their e-commerce store

MLB
MLB

Sued for failure to provide accessibility of apps for mobile devices based on WCAG 2.1 Level AA for its iPhone and iPad apps.

Etrade.com
Etrade.com

Sued for failure to provide an accessible website, mobile application and accessible online trading platform for customers who are blind.

SafeWay
SafeWay

Sued for failure to provide accessibility of its online grocery delivery website.

H&R Block
H&R Block

Sued for failure to provide accessible web content for their online tax preparation tool, website, and mobile application

Carnival Cruises
Carnival Cruises

Sued for failure to provide accessible web experiences for their Carnival Cruises, Princess and HollandAmerica websites

NetFlix.com, Hulu.com, Amazon.com, MIT and Harvard University
NetFlix.com, Hulu.com, Amazon.com, MIT and Harvard University

Sued for failure to provide closed captioning on streaming web videos, archived video content and pre-recorded course material

Weight Watchers
Weight Watchers

Sued for failure to provide its online and mobile application content and print material in accessible formats for persons with visual impairments

Domino’s Pizza
Domino’s Pizza

Sued in 2016 for failure to create an online ordering system that was accessible to blind users. The lawsuit is still active as of 2019.

50 US Colleges
50 US Colleges

Sued for being inaccessible to people with disabilities, specifically, users relying on screen readers and other assistive tech.

Patagonia, Ace Hardware, Domino's Pizza, Aeropostale, Bed Bath & Beyond, PeaPod, Estee Lauder, JC Penny, Home Depot as well as the Kardashian's ShopDashOnline.com are the most recent companies sued by blind plaintiffs, alleging that the retailers’ websites are not accessible to the blind as required by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).