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Web Accessibility

Web Accessibility

Collaboration software that’s altogether more accessible

Kahootz has been designed with inclusion and accessibility in mind. So wherever you are, whoever you are, and whatever device you’re using, you can always access Kahootz.

Remove the barriers to inclusion and collaboration

Kahootz is built to ensure everyone, including people with disabilities, has an opportunity to be involved and make a contribution. We help you meet your legal and moral obligations under equality and disability discrimination legislation, so you can be in Kahootz with everyone.

Kahootz conforms to web accessibility standards

Our collaboration software  is regularly tested with text-only browsers and screen readers to ensure Kahootz meets stringent international accessibility standards, including: ISO/IEC 40500 W3C Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG 2.0) Level AA and also Section 508 and BS8878.

Accessible from any device, any location and at any time

By avoiding the need for software installations, special plug-ins or 3rd party add-ons, we make sure there are no unnecessary IT obstacles to team collaboration. Kahootz is tested to work with all common web browsers and is fully responsive, automatically adapting to any screen on any platform.

No special IT skills required

Kahootz is not only easy to access, it’s extremely easy to use. With little or no support you’ll find our online workspaces quick to tailor for a variety of business uses. The result is a collaboration platform that is truly accessible to all your colleagues, teams and stakeholders.

Web Accessibility FAQ

Web accessibility refers to the removal of barriers that prevent interaction with or access to websites for those with disabilities.

Accessible sites and technologies are designed and developed with everyone in mind, regardless of their abilities. They allow all users equal access to information and functionality, leading to a more inclusive, better-functioning working environment for all.

Using an accessible website ensures a good user experience for each member of your team, including those with disabilities or accessibility issues.

An accessible online workspace is essential to team collaboration. Not only does web accessibility ensure that everyone can access the information and services they need, but it also makes it easier for everyone to do their job simply and efficiently, without unnecessary barriers caused by websites not adapted to accessibility needs.

Introducing an inclusive web-accessible platform can make productivity and collaboration much easier for your team.

Choosing a clear, streamlined web-accessible platform can make your whole team feel comfortable and ready to work. The simplicity of a Kahootz online workspace can constitute a significant boost to your team’s work output. Switching to an accessible platform not only helps them cut down on time and money spent on training and educational resources but also facilitates the sharing of digital content.

Boost employee morale by helping them feel supported in their workplace. When employers remove barriers and unnecessary restrictions that could be holding employees back, they show that they are trying to understand and improve the user’s experience. By implementing accessibility tools, you are showing that you care about your employees and are there to support them.

Improving website accessibility can be incredibly beneficial for employers.

Companies can create a more inclusive and welcoming workplace environment by ensuring that all of their online workspaces and digital assets are accessible to everyone. This improved digital inclusivity can allow your business to attract a broader range of talented and passionate workers, allowing you to get the best possible team for your business.

Using an accessible online workspace can even be beneficial to your company or organisation’s marketing objectives. Improved accessibility ensures that your business fosters an inclusive, welcoming culture and can even help build positive brand awareness.

Several factors determine web accessibility, including design standards and coding practices. At the most basic level, web accessibility is about creating usable and legible sites for all users, regardless of any limitations a user may face.

Currently, the most up-to-date specifications for web accessibility are laid out in the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0. These standards have evolved over time in response to changing technology and the needs of different groups of users.

These guidelines outline several specific requirements for website designers, including providing alternative text for images, designing readable layouts, and ensuring usability for users with screen readers and other assistive technologies.

To meet WCAG 2.0 standards, it is critical that web developers understand these guidelines and how to implement them effectively. Fortunately, many tools are available to help web professionals achieve accessibility compliance, including integrated testing suites that can evaluate a site’s overall accessibility and compliance with WCAG 2.0 requirements.

By using these tools and adhering to current industry best practices, website designers can help make the online world an inclusive and accessible space for all users.

Kahootz software is designed to be as user-friendly as possible and meet current industry standards.

This is achieved by avoiding complex or hard-to-read fonts and using colour combinations that make content difficult to distinguish. In addition, our platform uses semantic markup and well-structured code in order to make pages easily parsed by assistive technologies like screen readers.

Web accessibility requires a commitment to inclusive design and rigorous testing for usability issues. By following best practices for accessibility and frequently testing our site, we ensure that our Kahootz platform is accessible and simple to use for all audiences.

Improving digital accessibility is a simple way to improve your business’s sustainability.

By using online platforms that allow users to easily access key information from any location and on any device, you can reduce the amount of paper printed out simply for reading. Not only does this help to improve productivity by enabling employees to share data easily and quickly, but it also helps to decrease overall waste and costs.

Digital accessibility can also promote sustainability by facilitating remote working and digital business. If your online platform is simple to use and can seamlessly substitute in-person meetings and business activities without additional training, your team will be able to avoid costly and environmentally harmful commutes.

“The Department of Health can’t promote or work with technology that doesn’t meet accessibility standards as we’re working with stakeholders and partners as well….” 

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