Website accessibility

Your website reflects your business and should be easy to navigate for customers. Let us help you achieve WCAG compliance so that people can find what they want on the web no matter their device or browser type.

We empower your vision

Accessibility experts for hire

Ikius is a development agency with several years of experience working with accessibility and accessibility checkups.

Specifically, we offer the following to help improve your business.

  • Strategy, consulting, and project management: In addition to development, we work directly with clients to help them enact an accessibility strategy. As an agency with several years of experience building accessible sites, we act as consultants and tech leads to empower your tech team.
  • Your tech team extension: When your tech team needs an extra hand or more experienced team members, we offer a team dedicated to ensuring your website is accessible.
  • A reliable partner: Ikius is not just a "software development agency"; we're a long-term business partner to help you optimize your digital strategy.

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Ikius helps future unicorns
build accessible websites

A dedicated software development agency like Ikius makes it easy to set up a next-generation app suited for a modern startup looking to scale.

We are accessibility consultants who know what does and doesn't work and what's best for your unique use case.

Based on our experience on multiple large-scale website accessibility projects, we can help you choose the right technologies and supporting services to create a future-proof digital strategy.

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What our clients say

Aaron Hazan

Director at Hotel Radio Ltd.

The team at Ikius have not only proved an invaluable resource for both guiding us through the process of the build for our site and advising on best practice for user experience, but have seen to it that every aspect of our commerce website is honed to perfection and able to execute on any deliverable required, no matter the complexity.

Olga Voigt

Agility CMS | Marketing

Ikius team is professional, knowledgeable, and extremely helpful. They are on top of web development trends, they understand the demands of modern digital solutions and deliver. It is always a pleasure to work with Ikius, and I can not recommend them enough to all seeking for modern digital implementation

Ilkka Lehto

CEO at Brightway Careers

I'm very happy how our new company site turned out. The site's performance is absolutely impressive and we've been able to manage our regional content more efficiently with our new Headless CMS. Thank you team Ikius 👍

Antti Valtola

Blue Nose cruises

My company’s website was in need of renewal in late 2020. I received offers from multiple companies but in the end I ended up making an agreement with Ikius.

Brad Bates

Varcroft & Bianco

Ikius has helped tremendously with the development of the Drawer Insert Designer. Max and Aatu have great knowledge regarding what technology to use and how to implement it. They worked seamlessly with other members of the team and everything was completed in a timely professional manner. We have already started working with them on our next project.

Alex Stoykov

CEO at Olifant Digital

Working with Ikius for our Jamstack website was a flawless experience. The development team is super fast and reliable. The speed of our new website is unbeliavable. I highly recommend Ikius as a serious development partner for web development projects involving Jamstack.

Tailored solutions for your needs.

Whether you're looking for a tailored solution for your problem, or just need extra help with your project - we can help you. Browse our service selection or contact us directly to discuss your requirements in more detail.

How website accessibility empowers your visitors

An accessible website has several features that can help improve your user experience. Let’s take a closer look at these features.

  • Easier to understand websites

    Website accessibility ensures that websites are easy to understand and use fonts and font sizes that provide an easy reading experience. This includes color. The color of your text also matters. You’ll need to choose a font color that has a high contrast to the background page. 

  • More navigable websites

    For users with disabilities, a confusing design makes it extremely difficult to navigate a site. This only becomes harder if they use assistive technologies or depend on the keyboard to navigate. Good accessibility prevents just that. 

  • Better SEO

    Making your website accessible can improve your search engine optimization (SEO). This is because search engines like Google prefer websites accessible to everyone in their ranking algorithms. This means that by making your website accessible, you could see an uptick in web traffic. 

  • More leveled playing field

    By ensuring that your website can be accessed and used by everyone, you're meeting your legal obligations and opening up your business to a new group of potential customers.

  • Boosted brand image

    Making your website accessible strongly conveys that you care about inclusion and diversity. This can help improve how the public perceives your brand and boost your reputation. It can also help you attract and retain high-quality employees who want to work for an inclusive company. 

  • Reduced maintenance costs

    An accessible website is easier to maintain than a non-accessible one. This is because an accessible website is built on a solid foundation of well-structured code and semantic markup. This makes it simpler and cheaper to make changes and updates over time. 

Frequently asked about website accessibility

  • Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1 are guidelines created by the W3 consortium for making web content more accessible to a wider range of people with disabilities.

    These guidelines range from level A to AAA where more the latter has more criteria to pass. Among other things, WCAG 2.1 guidelines ensure screen readers and other assistive technologies can successfully interpret the HTML content on a website, making that website accessible for users with disabilities.  

    Read more about accessibility

  • A lack of accessibility will prevent disabled users from using your site and make your company vulnerable to expensive ADA lawsuits.

    To eliminate the risk of an ADA lawsuit, your website should meet at least the AA-level guidelines, especially if you're working in the healthcare sector.

  • We use a set of tools to catch any non-conformances and implement any fixes appropriately.

    Some requirements may not be detected with automated tools and must be manually tested against the official W3 curated WCAG 2.1 list of techniques and failures for accessibility.

  • Yes! Don’t rely on reviews and testimonials. If you feel you need to talk to a previous client, we can make it happen, as it will help you understand better how we work and how we helped a company like yours.

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