How do I remove the plugin from my website?

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Go to Settings > Web Accessibility Settings Click on the License Key button Enter the license key received in your purchase email and click “Deactivate”. Go to Plugins > Installed Plugins Locate the WP ADA Compliance Plugin and click “Deactivate” and then “Delete”

How do I install the WP ADA Compliance Plugin?

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The WP ADA Compliance Check is easy to install: After you have purchased the plugin you will receive an email with a transaction id, license key and a link to download the plugin files. Login to your WordPress Website and choose “Plugins > Add New” from the dashboard menu. (Note: if you do not see this option you may not have administrative permissions on your website. Please contact your website administrator for assistance.) Click on the “Upload Plugin” button Click “Choose File” to locate and upload the plugin file downloaded in step 1. Once the installation is complete, click the activate button. If not automatically taken there, go to Settings > Web Accessibility Settings Enter the license key received in an email and click “Activate” Choose your options and click “Save”. To install updates: Updates are free for the first year. Beginning in version 2.2.7 updates are installed from the plugin screen, like any other WordPress plugin. A notice will be displayed next to the plugin name in the list. Simply choose “update now”. Use the following instructions if you are using an a version of the plugin: prior to 2.2.7: When a new update is released, normally once per quarter. A message will be displayed on the report screen as well as on your WordPress Dashboard when an update is available. Enter the Transaction ID and License Key from your purchase email and click “Validate” The latest version will begin downloading. Go to the WordPress Plugin screen, deactivate and delete Read More »

How do I get a Microsoft Azure API Key?

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To register for an Azure API key: Go here to create an account After you have created an Azure account and logged in choose “Subscriptions” Click “Add” Select “Pay as you go” Enter “Country Code” and “Phone Number” and complete the verification Enter a payment method Click “Next” Select a optional support plan Check the agreement link Click “Sign up” Choose “Home” from the menu in the upper left corner. Click “Create Resource” and search for “Cognitive Services” Click “Create” Complete the requested information selecting the “Subscription” created previously. Click “Create” Once the deployment completes, click “Go to resource” Copy the provide key and endpoint Open the “Media Settings” screen in your WordPress Dashboard Enter your API key and endpoint and click “Save Changes” The Azure API is a Microsoft product, please review Azure Support FAQ and contact Microsoft for additional assistance with the Azure API registration and account features.

Does the WP ADA Compliance plugin use cookies?

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The following cookies are used to enhance the user experience while using the Web Accessibility widget: wp-ada-show-accessibility-tools: this cookie is retained until the browser is closed and used to remember the web accessibility tool bars visibility state. wp-ada-accessibility-tools-bigcursor: this cookie is retained until the browser is closed and used to remember the state of the big cursor toolbar option wp-ada-accessibility-tools-contrast: this cookie is retained until the browser is closed and used to remember the state of the color contrast toolbar option wp-ada-accessibility-tools-fontfamily: this cookie is retained until the browser is closed and used to remember the state of the legible font toolbar option wp-ada-accessibility-tools-fontsize: this cookie is retained until the browser is closed and used to remember the state of the font size toolbar option wp-ada-accessibility-tools-highlightheadings: this cookie is retained until the browser is closed and used to remember the state of the highlight headings toolbar option wp-ada-accessibility-tools-highlightlinks: this cookie is retained until the browser is closed and used to remember the state of the highlight links toolbar option wp-ada-accessibility-tools-keyboardnav: this cookie is retained until the browser is closed and used to remember the state of the keyboard navigation toolbar option wp-ada-accessibility-tools-stopanimations: this cookie is retained until the browser is closed and used to remember the state of the stop animation toolbar option wp-ada-accessibility-tools-textspacing: this cookie is retained until the browser is closed and used to remember the state of the text spacing toolbar option wp-ada-accessibility-tools-tooltips: this cookie is retained until the browser is closed and used to remember the state of the show tool tips toolbar option The following cookies are Read More »

What do the options on the Web Accessibility Settings page do?

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To configure the plugin go to Settings > Web Accessibility Settings, choose your options and click “Save”. After each new release, new settings will be marked for easy identification .  The minimum required settings to review and configure will be marked with a red bar. Content to Monitor By default the plugin scans widget, theme, terms, external sources, post and page content when a scan is started on the Error Report screen. Post and page content and term descriptions are scanned as they are saved. The options under the “Content to Monitor” section define the content to be scanned. Theme/Template Content This setting determines which theme/template files will be scanned. These options are only available when the Deep Scan option is selected.  Blog Home: This is the home page of your website. 404 Page: The 404 template is used when WordPress cannot find a post, page, or other content that matches the visitor’s request. Search Page:  The search results template is used to display a visitor’s search results. Author Page: The author page template is used whenever a visitor loads an author page. Content External to WordPress The plugin will scan css files, iframe sources and linked pages located while conducting a deep scan of your website. These options are only available when the Deep Scan option is selected. After identifying external sources, if you no longer wish to scan a particular item choose Ignore > This File. An option is also available to enable or disable the scan of Read More »

Does the plugin support white labeling?

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Yes, white label options allow marketing firms and web designers to add their brand to the plugin when installing it for clients. While the license remains active you may add a logo to report pages and logo and website url to the accessibility widget displayed on the public website. If a license becomes inactive the logo will no longer be displayed on reports and in the accessibility widget. To add your company logo: From the WordPress dashboard, choose “Web Accessibility” and then “Settings”. Click on the “Miscellaneous” tab. Click “Select an image”, locate your logo image. The logo should be no more than 150px tall and wide. For optimal display the suggested size is 150px X 60px on a transparent background. Include your company website address in the url field. Click on the “Widget” tab. Place a checkmark next to “Replace the protected by link in the accessibility widget with a custom logo” Click “Save Changes”  

How do I install the web accessibility toolbar shortcode?

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Version 2.3.3 The widget toolbar is included as a link inside the web accessibility widget but may also be implemented using a shortcode. Before using the shortcode, visit the settings page, click on the Widget tab and enable the shortcode for use on the website. When the wp-ada-access-tools shortcode is placed on your website a button will be displayed. When the button is clicked the accessibility options toolbar will be displayed at the bottom of the screen. example: [wp-ada-access-tools] Available Attributes: icon: set to either an image url or font awesome 4 icon. (default: fa-universal-access) class: to include a custom class for designing the button. (default: wp-ada-compliance-accessibility-widget-showtools) text: displays visbile text after the icon. (default: none) alttext: included in the aria-label for the button link. (default: Show Accessibility Tool Bar)

How do I activate and use the Web Accessibility Widget?

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The plugin includes a public facing accessibility widget to enhance the accessibility of your website and demonstrate your commitment to ADA compliance. The widget includes a seal to indicate your commitment to accessibility, a link to report problems and a toolbar that provides website users with a variety of options to further enhance the accessibility of the website. A shortcode option is also available to display a simple link to the toolbar for use in your theme files. The following options can be found on the Widget tab on plugin settings page: a link to a contact form may be included which will trigger a button displayed inside the accessibility widget to report problems. a custom statement can be displayed inside the web accessibility widget popup. a custom logo may be displayed in the footer of the widget an option to display widget at the top or bottom of your pages primary and secondary colors may be defined for the widget Find out more about plugin settings. To activate the accessibility widget: From the WordPress dashboard, choose “Web Accessibility” and then “Settings” Click on the “Widget” tab Check the box next to “Display the accessibility widget on your public facing website” Enter the url for your contact from Choose a location for the widget, either the lower left, lower right or upper right corner Click “Save” To use the web accessibility widget: Go to you website home page and look for the “universal” icon in either the lower left, lower Read More »