California Patio is committed to furthering the accessibility and usability of its website, californiapatio.com. California Patio Intends to use the relevant portions of the World Wide Web Consortium’s Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) to guide its compliance to at least AA Standards if not greater. 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?
We created this website using the Avada Theme which is built to be fully accessible and follow the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1 AA which aims at making all web content more accessible. Avada Theme Compliance. As this site has been published in this capacity since approximately 2013. we continue to make improvements and adjustments to ensure we are within WCAG 2.1 AA compliance.
How are We Testing?
California Patio 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 automated scans as well as the manual inspection, the majority of errors are contrast errors and missing alt tags and Aria labels. We have identified those issues and will be addressing them in order from the front home page to the subsequent child pages as we find them. Pages that are deemed circa 2013 and pre 2020 will be review for redesign efforts as needed. Google’s Latest Accessibility scans has californiapatio.com at a score of 89%. We intend to get this into the mid to high 90’s as applicable.
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?
Any concerns should be addressed with our corporate office. Please contact 949-487-9600 option 3 or send an email to email@example.com