DesignByPatrick is committed to furthering the accessibility and usability of its website, designbypatrick.com DesignByPatrick will be using the relevant portions of the World Wide Web Consortium’s Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) to guide its compliance. The relevant portions of the WCAG will serve as our primary web accessibility standard, though other standards may also be used to provide accessibility to the extent required by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

What Have We Done?

This website was developed with the theme “Twenty Fourteen by the WordPress team”. This was done per “If you are unsure which theme to use for an accessible site, we recommend Twenty Fourteen as a beautiful, full-featured theme that is fully accessible.” from WordPress.org.

How We Are Testing?

DesignByPatrick is using a variety of testing tools including but not limited to Web Accessibility by Level Access and AC Checker. Any adjustments are made based on feedback from these tests.

How are We doing ?

Based on the latest scans here are known possible ADA issues.

– Ensure Links that open new windows or frames do not open without a warning:
Note: a Script is being developed to pop-up and notify the user for any external social media links.

– Ensure markup documents contain well-formed elements:
Note: Unable to remove https://www.designbypatrick.com/wp-content/cache/autoptimize/css/autoptimize_872a5e6423dc99a807b5573f5d51ae91.css as it is part of the WordPress core files


July 10, 2019 test from https://achecker.ca/checker/index.php


July 10, 2019 test from Web Accessibility by Level Access

How Often Are We Testing?

An accessibility scan is done once per quarter based on the following schedule:

First quarter runs from January 01 – March 31.
Second quarter runs from April 01 – June 30.
Third quarter runs from July 01 – September 30.
Fourth quarter runs from October 01 – December 31.

Who to Contact for ADA / Accessibility Questions?

Patrick Wilhelm
patrick@designbypatrick.com
Main Office Line: +1 (408) 915-5077
Secondary Line: +1 (408) 389-8648
Skype: trekpik69