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User1st creates web accessibility testing solution

User1st, a provider of web accessibility solutions, is releasing the powerful uTester automated accessibility testing platform, enabling users to detect web errors.

“COVID-19 has had tremendous impacts on e-commerce growth as well as the need for government and health officials to provide accessible information.  Our new and improved uTester platform empowers organizations to take control of their accessibility to provide equitable services to people with disabilities and achieve optimal accessibility compliance,” said Amihai Miron, CEO of User1st.

uTester detects barriers and errors to guide remediation efforts.  Designed for content managers, developers and website administrators, uTester tests a website’s most critical user paths to flag web content and applications that are inaccessible to people with disabilities.

With each web accessibility issue identified, it provides an explanation of the accessibility guideline that is being violated and links to guidelines for fixing the issue.

uTester provides holistic tracking of an organization’s accessibility posture.  The new testing platform integrates with DevOps pipelines, is scalable for any size business, and provides a robust platform which allows users to scan, filters, manage, and report in a variety of ways with reliable results and easy to digest information. 

Regression and A/B testing reports allow organizations to demonstrate their accessibility progress, providing extra protections from accessibility lawsuits.

The majority of private organization and many government websites are not accessible to people with disabilities. 

This poses an exponential challenge during the COVID-19 pandemic when so many people in vulnerable populations, such as senior citizens, veterans and people with disabilities who have other health issues, are reliant on website access for essential goods, services, and information.

An accessible website can be delivered and maintained with a robust and complete testing platform.  With this new testing platform, User1st sets the standard for automated testing.  

User1st also provides manual testing services to augment or completely outsource organization’s efforts so they can achieve ADA and Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1 AA compliance.

For more information about this platform, visit www.user1st.com.

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