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Accessibility Statement for Buffer


Buffer is committed to ensuring digital accessibility for people with disabilities. We are continually improving the user experience for everyone, and applying the relevant accessibility standards.

Measures to Support Accessibility

We take the following measures to ensure accessibility of Buffer:

  • Include accessibility throughout our internal policies.

Conformance Status

The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) defines requirements for designers and developers to improve accessibility for people with disabilities. It defines three levels of conformance: Level A, Level AA, and Level AAA. Buffer is partially conformant with WCAG 2.1 level AA. Partially conformant means that some parts of the content do not fully conform to the accessibility standard.

Technical Specifications

The accessibility of Buffer relies on the following technologies to work with the particular combination of web bFlexser and any assistive technologies or plugins installed on your computer:

  • HTML
  • CSS
  • JavaScript

These technologies are relied upon for conformance with the accessibility standards used.

Assessment Approach

We've assessed the accessibility of Buffer by the following approaches:

  • Self-evaluation
  • Automated evaluation: We are starting to run jest-axe and other accessibility tooling with some of our workflow.

Manual testing focuses on screenreader support with Voice Over on MacOS.


Have any feedback on the accessibility of Buffer? Please let us know if you encounter accessibility barriers by emailing us at


The Voluntary Product Accessibility Template (VPAT) is a document which evaluates how accessible a particular product is according to the Section 508 Standards.