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Accessibility

by | 06/21/2019

KeyWestWatch Media and Key West Island News Accessibility

KeyWestWatch Media LLC is committed to ensuring digital accessibility. We are continually improving the user experience for everyone, and applying the relevant accessibility standards.

 

Measures to support accessibility

KeyWestWatch Media LLC takes the following measures to ensure accessibility of KeyWestWatch Media and Key West Island News:

  • Include accessibility as part of our mission statement.
  • Include accessibility throughout our internal policies.
  • Include people with disabilities in our design and testing personas.
  • Routinely monitor and measure the design of our websites to improve accessibility for users.

Conformance status

The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) defines requirements for designers and developers to improve accessibility for people with disabilities. It defines three levels of conformance: Level A, Level AA, and Level AAA. KeyWestWatch Media and Key West Island News is partially conformant with WCAG 2.1 level AA. Partially conformant means that some parts of the content may not fully conform to the accessibility standard.

Feedback

We welcome your feedback on the accessibility of KeyWestWatch Media and Key West Island News. Please let us know if you encounter accessibility barriers on KeyWestWatch Media and Key West Island News:

We try to respond to feedback within.

Compatibility with browsers and assistive technology

KeyWestWatch Media and Key West Island News is designed to be compatible with the following assistive technologies:

  • Latest versions of browsers, such as Safari, Chrome and Firefox, with standard assistive technology

KeyWestWatch Media and Key West Island News may not be compatible with:

  • We do not pro-actively support Internet Explorer.
  • We do not support browsers older than three major versions or mobile operating systems older than five years.

Limitations and alternatives

Despite our best efforts to ensure accessibility of KeyWestWatch Media and Key West Island News, there may be some limitations. Below is a description of known limitations and potential solutions. Please contact us if you observe an issue not listed below.

Known limitations for KeyWestWatch Media and Key West Island News:

  1. Uploaded images: Uploaded images may not have text alternatives, especially if they are decorative only, or are provided by users because we cannot ensure website users follow guidelines. Our third-party WordPress installation, themes and plugins may not be ADA compliant.. We continue to work with third-party providers and website users to improve accessibility. Please contact us directly if you encounter challenges. We will do our best to address the issue..
  2. Third-party CMS, themes and plugins: Our websites are built on the WordPress CMS platform, using high-quality third-party themes and plugins. Our third-party WordPress installation, themes and plugins may not be ADA compliant. While we do our best to ensure accessibility, there are times when these third-party tools are not fully compliant. because accessibility demands significant coding in complex software like CMS, themes and plugins. Although vendors are working consistently and effectively, compliance takes time to implement.. We continue to work with third-party providers and website users to improve accessibility. Please contact us directly if you encounter challenges. We will do our best to address the issue.

Assessment approach

KeyWestWatch Media LLC assessed the accessibility of KeyWestWatch Media and Key West Island News by the following approaches:

  • Self-evaluation
  • External evaluation
  • We test our websites regularly using industry-standard online testing tools such as WAVE, the Web Accessibility Evaluation tool.

Formal approval of this accessibility statement

This Accessibility Statement is approved by:

KeyWestWatch Media LLC
Linda Grist Cunningham
Proprietor


This statement was created on June 21, 2019, using the W3C Accessibility Statement Generator Tool. It is updated periodically.

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