Creating Accessible Content

  • Checklist for Blackboard WCM Content Editors

    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"
    • Defined Table Headers and simplified Tables as much as possible

    Helpful Information



    1. Blackboard Accessibility PowerPoint Handout
    2. Accessibility PowerPoint from Blackboard

    stack of books on a table text along side my image

    which touches the edge of image

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