This checklist will provide a starting point to help you assess whether your content meets accessibility standards. The links in the descriptions will take you to a full explanation and tutorial.
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Use this checklist to review your online content.
|Item and Description||Yes||No||Notes and Revision Plan|
|1. All images, graphics, tables, etc. have
descriptions (alt text).|
|2. All videos have
|3. All audio-only content has
a full transcript.|
Tables are properly formatted so that they can be read easily by a screen reader|
Headings are used to organize content and make it easy to navigate.|
Contrasting colors and simple backgrounds are used in all materials. Text and graphics are meaningful when viewed without color.|
Descriptive hyperlinks are used instead of the URL alone or a hyperlinked “click here.”|
Links are provided to all applets, scripts and plugins needed to launch various technologies.|
|9. All documents and presentations (example: Word, Excel, PowerPoints and PDFs) have been tested with
an accessibility checker.|
accessibility of all tools, content, materials and websites, including those from external sources, has been confirmed. |