controls, buttons, or input fields must have a name describing their purpose and all media should include a text alternative that describes or defines the object. Titles should be included frequently that describe the topic being presented.
should be presented in multiple ways to accommodate different audiences. These ways include a variation of layouts, structure, logic, and instructions, if necessary. Content shouldn’t include excessive moving, blinking or scrolling and repeating blocks of content on multiple pages should be able to be skipped or bypassed.
alone should not be used to convey visual information or distinguish visual components, indicate actions, or prompt for a response.
must be possible for the entire website without specific timings for individual keystrokes. No keyboard traps!
playback on a page lasting more than 3 seconds must be stoppable or volume-adjustable by the user. Volume should be controlled independently from the volume level of the system.
for text content and images should have a contrast ratio of 4.5:1. Large scale text and images need to have a contrast ratio of 3:1. Text or images that are part of the user interface and serve only design purposes don’t have contrast requirements and a logo design has little to no contrast requirements.
that is repeated throughout multiple pages should be navigated in the same order each time they are repeated. A consistent navigation process will help eliminate ambiguity.
should ALWAYS be visible for those navigating using a keyboard.
captions should be provided for all live audio/video content.
of security, legal and financial data transactions is required. The user should be given the opportunity to recheck input data and a confirmation mechanism should be provided before finalizing the transaction.
Coughlin Printing Group is the combination of people, resources and experience from the Coughlin Company, AMF Printing, Benjamin Printing and West Side Printery. Though we predominantly service Jefferson, Lewis, and St. Lawrence counties of Upstate New York, our region for both printing and website design has spread across the northeast US. We are proud of our printing heritage and the way that we have adapted to marry digital products to each of our print items.