Build trust, remove barriers and maximise engagement

ReachDeck allows you to protect your communications, content and reputation. Improve the accessibility, readability and reach of your online content. Empower your whole team to communicate with confidence.

ReachDeck helps you to

Reduce risk

Protect your business from legal and reputational risk. Meet Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) guidelines and comply with accessibility legislation such as the Public Sector Bodies Accessibility Regulations 2018.

Create a reputable and inclusive brand

Wrap your reputation in a protective bubble. Empower employees to produce communications with confidence and quality. Make internal and external content easy to understand by everyone.

Reach a wider audience

Help a wider audience browse, buy and access your online content and services in a way that suits them best. Allow website visitors to personalise how they access your information. Help those people that might struggle in a digital-first world.

Features - at a glance

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    Auditor

    The ReachDeck Auditor helps to protect you from litigation. It identifies WCAG compliance errors against Level A, AA and AAA. It gives you a readability score, showcases the average reading age and highlights the total number of long sentences and jargon words.

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    Editor

    The ReachDeck Editor helps to improve the quality and accessibility of written content. As you type, grammar, spelling and readability errors are identified. Helping you to edit your content in line with best practice.

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      Toolbar

      The ReachDeck Toolbar supports your web visitors to engage with your online content in a way that suits their needs. Features include text-to-speech, reading and translation support.

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    Using ReachDeck

    Check your website’s accessibility

    When it comes to WCAG compliance, it’s been reported that 97.8% of websites have Level AA failures. Many organisations are at risk of non-compliance with existing legislation. With ReachDeck, you can check website accessibility automatically. Use our auditor feature to check your website - gain insight into compliance issues at WCAG Level A, AA and AAA. Then prioritise actions with a handy downloadable report.

    Using content authoring tools to maintain brand tone of voice

    In today’s digital first world organisations use many channels to communicate with customers. Monitoring the accessibility of your content can be never ending. That’s where content authoring tools can help. With ReachDeck, it’s easy for you to check content readability, spelling and grammar all in one go. Simplify your language and increase content quality as you write. ReachDeck gives you the confidence that your communications are accessible to all and that they’re consistent with your brand tone of voice.

    Supporting online visitors with available and accessible web content

    One in 7 people globally have a disability. Many of them experience barriers when they’re on the web. The ReachDeck Toolbar increases the accessibility of your online content. Helping people with English as a Second Language, visual impairments and cognitive challenges to engage with you online. As an audience with £1 trillion in annual disposable income, providing this support makes good business sense too.

    What our customers say

    "I just launched a new website and have been using ReachDeck's compliance tool [Auditor]. It’s been so helpful. Before ReachDeck, we were using built in functionality in WordPress for broken link scanning but it doesn't work effectively." 

    FAQs

    • WCAG is the acronym for the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines, defined by W3C.org. WCAG 2.1 is the latest version of these guidelines, published in 2018.

      There are three levels of WCAG compliance guidelines, known as A, AA and AAA. A is the most basic level of accessibility compliance, AAA is the most comprehensive level, but is not always possible or practical to meet every single requirement.

      WCAG 2.1 AA is a requirement by law for public websites in some jurisdictions. It offers reasonably comprehensive support for users with disabilities. 

      As well as being a legal requirement, it is generally good practice to meet as many WCAG compliance guidelines as possible, to ensure the best experience for all your website users.

      For more information see Understanding WCAG from w3c.org.

    • For a list of all the WCAG guidelines that ReachDeck can check for, see this support article.

    • When you are set up as a ReachDeck customer, your website will be initially scanned to check for compliance issues, readability problems and broken links. You'll be able to view your report in the ReachDeck dashboard.

      Following your initial scan, you can run a scan on demand using the Scan Now option on the ReachDeck dashboard. To run a scan, ReachDeck Auditor doesn’t need to be installed on your website. It scans it remotely, emulating a user browsing every page on your website.

    • The ReachDeck dashboard and reports show a color coded summary for the errors on your website. The color chosen indicates how widespread problems are across your website;

      • Green means you have very few or no issues on your website.
      • Amber means you have some errors on your website and there's room for improvement.
      • Red means you have a lot of errors on your website and need to take action.

      It’s possible to have a low accessibility error count and a high readability error count. So, you could see green in your Compliance report and red in your Readability report.

    • ReachDeck scans your website to check for accessibility issues. ReachDeck doesn't automatically change your website content or structure. ReachDeck reports will identify what issues occur, which pages they occur on, and the location of individual errors. Allowing your web developers to take action.

      ReachDeck also analyses your content for issues that could make it difficult to read. ReachDeck Editor can be used to identify and fix issues in existing content, and also be used when writing new content before it's published.

    • ReachDeck Auditor isn’t installed on your website. It scans it remotely, emulating a user browsing every page on your website.

      Instructions for adding the ReachDeck Toolbar on your website can be found in the Toolbar section of the ReachDeck portal.

    • Yes, you can set up a trial for your website by filling out this contact form.

    • You need to be a signed up customer of ReachDeck, or have an active trial. Otherwise the ReachDeck premium features are greyed out. You can still configure your toolbar from the portal if you aren’t a ReachDeck customer.

    • There’s a feedback link on your dashboard, or you can go directly to our feedback form here.

    • ReachDeck is our new accessibility and inclusion software. It contains everything you love about Browsealoud, plus much more. In fact, Browsealoud has been integrated into ReachDeck. It's now the ReachDeck Toolbar.

      ReachDeck allows you to protect your communications, content and reputation. Improve the accessibility, readability and reach of your online content. And empower your whole team to communicate with confidence. The ReachDeck Auditor helps you to improve compliance by identifying accessibility errors on your site. And the ReachDeck Editor supports your inclusive brand. Helping your staff to create content that's easy to understand by all.

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