This is an Accessibility Statement from Gazebo Hub
Measures To Support Accessibility
At Gazebo Haven, we would all our readers to be able to access the website, including those with disabilities; we are continually working towards improving the user interface of the website to make it easy for readers to access our website and also comply with accessibility guidelines in California, we have implemented various efforts such as making sure our Gazebos designs and Gazebo’s accessories reviewed in the website are done so with people with disabilities considered.
On Gazebo Haven, we have implemented various design features that make it easy to access the website, such as readability issues through the provision of alternative formats and descriptions for all contents on the website.
We have included color pallets used consistently on Gazebo Haven, such as Teak Brown: #8B4513, Forest Green: #228B22, Mahogany Red: #8B0000, Sand Beige: #F5DEB3, and Ivory White: #FFFFF0 that most Gazebos owners are familiar with since they are the most popular Gazebos colors, we have also made sure there is a sufficient color between the texts (4.5:1 for normal text, and 3:1 for large text).
We have carefully chosen to use Rubik and Nunito fonts on our website to prioritize accessibility. These fonts were selected based on their legibility, size options, contrast, and support for accessibility features, in alignment with our commitment to creating an inclusive user experience. By using Rubik and Nunito fonts, we aim to ensure that our website is accessible to all users, including those with visual impairments, and to promote an inclusive online environment for everyone.
The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines outline criteria for designers and developers to enhance accessibility for individuals with disabilities. These guidelines outline three levels of conformance: Level A, Level AA, and Level AAA. Gazebo Haven has partially conformed with WCAG 2.1 Level AA, indicating that some aspects of its content do not fully meet the accessibility standard.
Additional Accessibility Considerations
At Gazebo Haven, our primary objective is to achieve WCAG 2.1 Level AA compliance for the websites we create. However, we go above and beyond by incorporating Level AAA Success Criteria to ensure an inclusive experience for all users. This includes features such as adaptive font sizes and styles that cater to users with dyslexia or reading difficulties, using simple language and clear instructions for those with cognitive or learning disabilities, and implementing a responsive mobile design for seamless access from mobile devices or tablets.
We welcome your feedback on the accessibility of Gazebo Haven. Please let us know if you encounter accessibility barriers on Gazebo Haven:
We try to respond to feedback within 2 business days.
Compatibility With Browsers and Assistive Technology
Gazebo Haven is designed to be compatible with the following assistive technologies.
As a dedicated Gazebo blogger, we understand the importance of ensuring compatibility with various user environments, given the wide range of operating systems, web browsers, and assistive technologies that our readers may use. We acknowledge that it can be challenging to guarantee accessibility for all users. Still, we strive to comprehensively test our website with common user environments to align with WCAG accessibility standards. We aim to identify and address any compatibility issues that may impact our website users.
While it may be difficult to account for all possible combinations of web browsers, operating systems, and assistive technologies, our developers prioritize testing with commonly used environments. This includes popular web browsers such as Google Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Microsoft Edge, as well as commonly used operating systems like Windows, MacOS, iOS, and Android. We aim to ensure a seamless and inclusive experience for all our website visitors by conducting thorough testing and addressing compatibility issues.
Gazebo Haven Blog is committed to providing an inclusive and accessible experience to all users, including those with disabilities. To achieve this, the blog relies on specific technologies designed to work seamlessly with various web browsers and assistive technologies or plugins that may be installed on users’ computers.
The following technologies are essential for ensuring the accessibility of the Gazebo Haven Blog:
- HTML: The blog utilizes HTML (Hypertext Markup Language) to structure and present content meaningfully, ensuring proper semantics and adherence to accessibility standards.
- CSS: Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) are employed to control the visual presentation of the blog, including layout, colors, and typography, while maintaining compatibility with assistive technologies and web browsers.
Limitations and Alternatives
While we strive to make Gazebo Hub as accessible as possible, there may be some limitations. We want to be transparent about these limitations and provide potential solutions where applicable. Please note that this list may not be exhaustive, and we encourage you to contact us if you encounter any accessibility issues not mentioned below.
Known Limitations for Gazebo Haven
At Gazebo Haven, we are committed to ensuring accessibility for all users, including those with visual impairments. One of the ways we achieve this is by providing alt text to images, which is a short description of the image that is read aloud by screen reader software. However, despite our best efforts, there may be some compatibility issues with assistive technologies that could impact the accessibility of our website.
Due to limited resources and infrastructure, we may face challenges in ensuring compatibility with all assistive technologies. We have a small team of employees who work diligently to understand the needs of users with visual impairments and help with website development. Still, we acknowledge that there may be limitations.
We encourage readers who use assistive technologies to contact our support team through the Gazebo Haven Contact Page if they encounter any compatibility issues. Our webmaster can diagnose and fix issues related to assistive technology usage or unsupported browsers within 2 business days, whenever possible.
Please don’t hesitate to reach out to the Gazebo Haven team through our Contact Us page if you encounter any issues with website accessibility. We are here to provide solutions and work with you to improve accessibility. Additionally, we recommend trying browsers such as Google Chrome, Firefox, Safari, or Microsoft Edge, as they offer robust support for assistive technologies. Reporting any problems you encounter will help us address and resolve accessibility issues promptly for the benefit of all users.
- The commitment to ensuring accessibility for all users, including those with visual impairments, is clearly stated.
- Providing alt text for images is mentioned as a specific accessibility feature.
- Encouraging readers to report any issues they encounter and providing a means for them to contact the support team is a proactive approach to addressing accessibility concerns.
- The recommendation to try different browsers that offer support for assistive technologies is a helpful suggestion.
- The mention of limited resources and infrastructure as potential challenges to ensuring compatibility with all types of assistive technologies could be addressed by providing more specific information on the steps to overcome these limitations.
- The 2 business days for resolving issues related to assistive technology usage or unsupported browsers may be perceived as lengthy for users who rely on accessibility features. Consider mentioning efforts to prioritize and expedite accessibility-related fixes.
- Providing more details on the team’s understanding of the needs of users with visual impairments and the specific measures to improve website accessibility would add transparency and credibility to the approach.
If you encounter any accessibility barriers while using our website, we want to hear from you. We strive to ensure that our website is accessible to all users, including those with disabilities. However, we acknowledge that issues may hinder your ability to access and navigate our website fully.
We encourage you to submit a formal complaint by emailing us at email@example.com. Please provide a detailed description of your problem, including the web page URL where the issue occurred and any other relevant information. Your feedback is important and will help us identify and address accessibility issues.
We are committed to promptly investigating your complaint and responding to you within 10 business days with an outline of the steps to address the issue. Your input is invaluable in our ongoing efforts to improve the accessibility of our website and ensure that all users can access our content without barriers.
Formal Approval of This Accessibility Statement
Gazebo Haven Accessibility Statement is approved by:
Gazebo Haven Founder