Section 508 is a federal law that requires all electronic and information technology developed, procured, maintained, or used by the federal government be accessible to people with disabilities. Many private businesses also opt to be Section 508 compliant too.
Choices of color and font size are obvious considerations, but because our powerful theming engine also allows for the override of HTML markup, it’s important to consider that individual sites may vary wildly in their degree of accessibility.
Conversely, themes can also augment the interface to improve Vanilla’s core accessibility.
We believe that online communities should be intuitive, engaging and true to your brand. Vanilla allows you to create a customized community that rewards positive participation, automatically curates content and lets members drive moderation.