Creating Accessible Content

  • Checklist for Blackboard WCM Content EditorsBlackboard Logo with tag line "Let's Advance Learning"

    While creating website content it is crucial to consider accessibility. There are a few basic steps that should be followed in order to assure your content is accessible:

    • Add built-in headings to document and do not skip numbers (e.g. jumping from Heading 1 to Heading 3)
    • Use built-in list options (e.g. bullets or numbers)
    • Add alt text for all images
    • Make all links descriptive and don't use full url or "click here"
    • Define table headers and simplify tables as much as possible

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