ADA Compliance

A recent wave of lawsuits against website owners claiming violation of ADA compliance has spread from government agencies and national chains to smaller retailers. If you have a physical location, or sell online, you are likely to become a target sooner rather than later. These lawsuits are seeking attorney’s fees and injunctions to make the sites ADA complaint. These are not typically from individual customers. Single defendants are filing hundreds of lawsuits at a time – and most are coming from the east coast of Florida. What does it take to have an ADA compliant website? Add...

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Google pressures sites to encrypt data

Google has been considering security as a ranking measurement for some time, checking to see if a website encrypts collected information and downgrading sites that don’t. But starting in July 2018, Google’s Chrome browser will mark any site with an input field as “Not Secure” if it does not use an SSL Certificate to encrypt data. Chrome has a 48.6% market share, and the input field could be as simple as a search box, a contact form, or a login panel. Here’s the difference between how a site appears now, how it will appear starting in July,...

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