Empowering Your Audience by enhancing accessibility: Steps to Improve Magento Multi Store Web Accessibility

By: Skynet Technologies USA LLC
8 mins
Magento Multi Store Web accessibility

Ensuring that your Magento Multi Store adheres to the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1 standards is paramount for creating an inclusive online shopping experience. Leveraging the capabilities of All in One Accessibility can streamline the process and amplify the accessibility features of your Magento Multi Store.

All in One Accessibility improves online store accessibility for the standards including ADA, WCAG 2.0, WCAG 2.1, WCAG 2.2, Section 508, Australian DDA, European EAA (European Accessibility Act) EN 301 549, UK Equality Act (EA), Israeli Standard 5568, California Unruh, Ontario AODA (Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act), Canada ACA (Accessibility Canada Act), German BITV, France RGAA, Brazilian Inclusion Law (LBI 13.146/2015), Spain UNE 139803:2012, Japan JIS X 8341, Italian Stanca Act, Switzerland DDA, and Austrian Web Accessibility Act (WZG)!

By combining the inherent capabilities of Magento Multi Store with the features offered by All in One Accessibility, you can create a more accessible and inclusive online shopping environment for all users.

The following step-by-step guide will help you integrate All in One Accessibility into your Magento Multi Store Website:

  • Select Multisite plan for Magento multi store based on number of stores.

    Multisite Accessibility
  • Complete the Sign-up Process, in the following example, we have selected Silver plan, so you would be able to add up to 3 domains. If you have more than 3 domains, you can select Gold or Platinum plan which would allow 5 or 10 domains.

    Add required information

    Multi Store Accessibility

    Add Payment Details

    Multi Storefront WCAG Accessibility
  • After Successful Sign up, Add your first website/domain (storefront URL) from the Dashboard. If you want to add more domains, please go to Profile -> Manage Domain -> Add Domain.

    Note: Please add all storefront domain/URL in the dashboard where you want to display the Accessibility widget.

    Multisite WCAG Accessibility
  • Go to “Embed Code” and Copy

    Multi Store WCAG Accessibility Multi-site Accessibility
  • In the left menu bar on your Magento dashboard, select “Content” and then click on “Configuration” in the submenu header under “Design.”

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  • On the resulting page, find the store you want to edit and click on the “Edit” link on the right side of the page.

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  • On the following page, scroll to the bottom until you see the “Other Settings” menu. Open the “Footer” settings and paste your embed code (which is copied in the steps 4) into the text field for “Miscellaneous HTML.”

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  • Clear the Cache on your website. Go back to your Magento dashboard and select “System” from the left menu bar, and then “Cache Management” in the submenu under “Tools.”

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  • A new page will open. Select the “Flush Magento Cache” button on the top right of the page.

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    Your Magento accessibility plugin is all set! Go ahead and publish your Magento store.

  • Customize your widget

    If you want to change Widget Settings like Color, Icon type, Size and position then go to All in One Accessibility dashboard Respective domain “Widget settings” and update as per requirements.

    Magento Multi Store WCAG Accessibility Remediation

Reach out if you need any help with the installation or technical assistance!

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Skynet Technologies is a proud W3C (World Wide Web Consortium) and IAAP (International Association of Accessibility Professionals) member that help us to be a part of the global accessibility community and stay up to date with compliance guidelines.

Embrace the dynamic evolution of the digital realm. Whether your website caters to large enterprises, Federal and state governments, educational institutions, or universities, ensuring accessibility is not just a standard practice — it's vital for your ongoing success.

If your Magento store is not accessible to people with disabilities, Skynet Technologies helps you to remediate it and compliance with full ADA WCAG 2.0, WCAG 2.1, and WCAG 2.2. Our managed web accessibility service covers website accessibility audit, consulting, website remediation, document accessibility remediation, VPAT (Voluntary Product Accessibility Template), accessibility conformance reports, regular maintenance, monitoring, training, and support.

If you are looking for custom Magento web accessibility solutions, email us at [email protected] or request a quote.