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Wednesday, 13 March 2019 13:07

accessible Joomla for public institutions updatedOur Joomla template purposed for accessible public institutions websites was recently updated with WCAG 2.1 compliance, fixes and improvements.

This update brings various improvements for WCAG and ADA compatibility and bug fixes as well. There is also a new feature (a template parameter allowing to hide the Joomla-Monster.com footer link or replace it) and one improvement (debug messages in the error page) added.

JM Commune Offices meets WCAG 2.1 & ADA requirements and follows recommendations for making web content more accessible.

The Commune Offices Joomla template update comes with implemented WCAG 2.1 guidelines, including:

  • Autocomplete attributes for fields in Registration, Login and Single Contact according to Success Criterion 1.3.5 Identify Input Purpose
  • Added button "Readable text" in WCAG font buttons to add letter-spacing: 0.12em and word-spacing: 0.16em to BODY according to Success Criterion 1.4.12 Text Spacing
  • Spacing following paragraphs to at least 2 times the font size according to Success Criterion 1.4.12 Text Spacing

The Joomla public institution template is a good choice for users looking for a clean and modern public institutions or community office web page solution.

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Browse JM Commune Offices Joomla template

Like every template in the Joomla-Monster offer, this one also uses the capabilities of our components for Joomla. JM Commune Offices comes with three of our Joomla extensions:

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DJ-MegaMenu

A wide range of possibilities to set up the menu you need.

$26

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DJ-EasyContact

This is a super simple, free contact form module.

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DJ-ImageSlider

DJ-ImageSlider is a free, responsive, mobile ready with touch support Joomla extension.

WCAG 2.1 Improvements

Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1 were introduced in June 2018, and they cover a wide range of recommendations for making Web content more accessible.

All organizations but also owners of private sites should update their pages as well as keep in mind the changes made in the context of plans for the future. The idea is to implement the WCAG 2.1 guidelines to meet the needs of users with disabilities.

Learn more about the WCAG 2.1 

Joomla templates WCAG & ADA & Section508 compliant 

The Commune Offices template is not the only template compatible with the WCAG and ADA standards. At the moment, we have more such templates in the collection. Check them below:

That's not all! We offer also accessible WordPress themes.

Discover WCAG & ADA compliant WordPress themes

Joomla extensions WCAG & ADA & Section508 compliant 

Some of our Joomla extensions are also following WCAG and ADA and Section 508 standards.

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DJ-MediaTools

Joomla extension for galleries, slideshows, sliders. Place them anywhere in your Joomla!

$75

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DJ-MegaMenu

A wide range of possibilities to set up the menu you need.

$26

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DJ-CookieMonster

A Joomla extension meant for informing your visitors about the cookie policy.

$18

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DJ-ImageSlider

DJ-ImageSlider is a free, responsive, mobile ready with touch support Joomla extension.

We are the accessibility experts

Website accessibility means that the web page is equally usable for everyone.

We are an experienced team when it comes to customizing websites to the needs of customers with disabilities. Optimizing Joomla template, Joomla extensions and WordPress themes for WCAG and ADA standards is our daily bread.

We offer WCAG 2.1 / ADA / Section 508, compliance services to meet your needs.

See the offer of our accessibility web development services

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