Website Accessibility

There are key elements to creating an accessible Web experience for all users. It is important to understand these fundamental elements before using a validation tool. Simply using a validation tool to check a site, will not mean it is accessible and explained in the following article: "Building the most inaccessible site possible with a perfect Lighthouse score."

Key Elements in Creating Accessible Sites

ARIA: Accessible Rich Internet Applications

Quickstart/UA Sites

  • UA Quickstart - all the pieces have been put in place for you to spin up beautiful, accessible and secure websites in a matter of hours instead of weeks.
  • UA Sites - accessible, fully-developed Drupal sites managed by the UITS Campus Web Services team.

Web Validation Resources and Tools

Once you are familiar with what the key elements make a website accessible, the next step is to test browse tools that help test your website for accessibility:

 tOOlS to Test website accessibility 

More Web Accessibility Resources

Disability Resources (DRC) is YOUR resource for ensuring accessible content!

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