Checklist Use

Before filling out this checklist, become familiar with the tools and methods of evaluating accessibility outlined in Web Accessibility Testing.

Submit the checklist to initiate the process of having a new site reviewed by the Web Accessibility Sub-Committee.

  • Please list the URLs tested. Be sure to include any page that has interactive or multimedia elements.
  • Do any pages include the following features? (Check all that apply)
  • In WAVE, do any of your pages have red flags (errors)?
  • In WAVE, do any of your URLs have yellow flags (warnings)?
  • In WAVE, do any of your URLs have contrast errors?
  • Using the TAB key to navigate each page, can you always see the keyboard focus?
  • When using the TAB key to navigate, is the tab order logical?
  • Using the TAB, ENTER, UP and DOWN Arrows, can you reach and activate all interactive elements on each page? Do menus and media controls act as expected? Do dialog boxes receive focus?
  • When using the TAB key with a screen reader, is "Skip to main content" the first link on the page, and does it take you to the main content as expected?
  • When using a screen reader, can you bring up a Links List? All links should be included in the list, and be meaningful out of context. JAWS: Insert + F7
  • When using a screen reader, can you bring up a Headings List and navigate to a section? The headings listed should break the content into sections. JAWS: Insert + F6, then DOWN Arrow to begin reading.
  • Use the TAB, ENTER, UP and DOWN Arrows while using a screen reader. Does the screen reader accurately describe what you are seeing? Pay special attention to interactive elements, controls, form fields and dialog boxes to make sure labels are read accurately.
  • When zooming in, do font sizes increase without becoming pixelated and without creating a scrollbar?
  • Do users have control over whether or not to start playing video or audio?
  • Do videos have accurate captions? Do audio files have a linked transcript?
  • If you were unable to provide the desired response on any question, please provide details. If you have questions on issues, ask here.
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