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Web Accessibility Resources and Guidelines

Web Accessibility Resources

World Wide Web (W3C) Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0

HTML Accessibility Resources from  

  • is a leader in providing excellent resources for learning about HTML accessibility. (Webaim)

WCAG 2.0 Checklist

  • This WCAG 2.0 Checklist describes, in general terms, the guidelines for accessible web content. (Webaim)

Web Accessibility Manual Evaluation Checklist (.docx)

Interactive WCAG 2.0 


Common Accessibility Errors Checklist (docx)

  • This lists the most common accessibility errors and gives step by step instructions on how to fix them. [MS Word document] (SU ITS)

Meaningful Alt Text

  • Having trouble deciding if your image needs alt text or what it should be? This decision tree will help. (4Syllables)

How to structure headings for web accessibility

  • Great article on how to use headings to convey structure and when not to use headings.

  • has several videos on WordPress accessibility. Log in with your SU ID to view them. Search for "Accessibility for WordPress."

Creating Accessible online forms

Social Media Accessibility

Web Accessibility Techniques

Basic WordPress Accessibility (quick guide) (docx)

  • This quick guide will assist you in applying basic accessibility enhancements your WordPress site. 

Basic Cascade Accessibility (quick guide) (docx)

  • This short guide provides basic techniques for improving the accessibility of your Cascade site.

Mobile Accessibility

Mobile Accessibility Guidelines and Testing

Best practices for designing accessible mobile apps

Screen reader testing on mobile devices

Web Accessibility Checkers

Compliance Sheriff

How to Check for the Top 10 Accessibility Requirements

WAVE Web Accessibility Tool

Contrast Checker with color selection tools

  • Checks for WCAG compliance and provides tools for modifying colors to enhance contrast (Vision Australia) 

List of Web Accessibility Evaluation Tools

  • This is a compiled list of other web accessibility evaluation tools. (W3C) 


  • This is an evaluation tool that can be saved to your bookmarks. It is very easy to save and use!