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 links 

    • Add Alt Text for all images 

    • Defined Table Headers and simplified Tables as much as possible  


    Helpful Information 

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    Blackboard Accessibility Help Site

    Blackboard Training Sites



    Blackboard Accessibility PowerPoint Handout 

    Click Here for Resources Word Document