To ensure universal access to our forms, we use technology and practices that are Section 508 compliant and meet WCAG 2.0 standards. This enables you to create forms that can be used equally well by all visitors to your website.
Section 508 compliance
Even if you’re not required to comply with Section 508 standards, you should still strive to offer at least that level of accessibility. Try these tips to make your online forms more accessible.
If you work with the federal government – or schools, colleges and universities – you’re required to comply with Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. It stipulates that your information and communication technology must be able to be used as effectively by people with disabilities as it can by those without.
This includes those with hearing or vision impairments including color blindness, individuals prone to seizures, and people with physical limitations that prevent them from using a computer mouse.
Our forms enable you to satisfy these requirements and provide a better experience for all visitors to your website. Your users will experience:
Easily readable text
High contrast Yes/No toggles
Keyboard accessible fields, navigation and file uploads
Optimized screen reader compatibility
Alt-text descriptions of all images (when provided by form creator)
You can also improve your website’s accessibility by your choices of field types and willingness to include detailed instructions and alt text.
Review our VPAT
Many government contracts require companies to provide a Voluntary Product Accessibility Template (VPAT). Download our VPAT here.