Self-Assessment

Below is a general guide for improving the accessibility of your web-based project.

Before starting work on a website or application:

  • Learn about web accessibility guidelines and best practices. Review general resources for web accessibility and understand the campus policy and standards.
  • Determine if you will be using a content management system (CMS) such as Drupal or Wordpress. There are many content management systems available to build and maintain websites, but how can you tell if the one you choose will be accessible? See resources for site and content owners to find an accessible CMS.
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    Internal Server Error

    The server encountered an internal error and was unable to complete your request. Either the server is overloaded or there is an error in the application.

  • Create website personas with web accessibility in mind. See some examples at Designing Accessible User Experiences.

As you start building a new website or evaluating an existing site:

When you're finished building your new site, or finished improving your existing site:

  • Perform a quick keyboard test. Are you able to easily navigate through your website using just your keyboard?
  • Review our Top 10 Tips for making your website accessible to see if you have covered all of the applicable points.
  • Refer to the Web Access calendar and attend an open Web Access clinic (if available) in order to learn more about accessibility and other campus projects.
  • Enroll your site in Siteimprove, an automated scanning service available to any Berkeley or UC website.
  • Request a web access clinic for your own website for end-user testing and recommendations for fixing any issues.