Is Your Web Page Accessible and Usable?
Ask Yourself the Following Questions...

Web Accessibility Resources (Word)
A list of these resources linked below are contained in a Word document.

  1. Do the title and tagged headers give an accurate picture of the purpose of the web page?
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  2. When CSS is disabled or unsupported, does the page´s structure allow for an understandable reading order?
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  3. Does the site provide you with the option to skip repetitive navigation links? Is the "skip nav" or "skip to main content" located in the best place?
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  4. Do images have appropriate alternative text? Is the alternate text easy to understand and meaningful to you?
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  5. If the page contains video content or a link to video content, does the video have synchronized text captioning? If not, are logical audible descriptions provided?
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  6. Does the page rely on color alone to convey important information?
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  7. Is there sufficient color contrast used on the page so that you are able to read the information?
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  8. Could you use the browser to control the font size?
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  9. Are link texts meaningful out of context?
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  10. If the page includes data tables, do they include tagged headers?
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  11. Is a table used for page layout? If so, does the content read in an understandable, logical order?
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  12. If the page has content elements that are created by scripts such as JavaScript or Flash, are these scripts accessible? Can the user interact with the content (e.g. keyboard access)?
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  13. If the page includes links to files or content that requires plug-ins, does the page provide a link to an accessible plug-in?
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  14. If the page includes an electronic form (including a search box), are you able to fill out the form successfully (can you search for something and get results)?
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  15. If you are unable to submit the form successfully, does the site contain an error message that enables you to correct your mistake?
  16. If the form on the page is not accessible to you, is there an alternative offered to you? (e.g., address, phone number, email contact)

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