• 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 images
    • Make all links descriptive and don't use full url or "click here"
    • Define table headers and simplify tables as much as possible

    Helpful Information

    1. Blackboard Accessibility Help Site  
    2. Blackboard Training Site


    • Blackboard Accessibility PowerPoint Handout
    • Click Here for Resources Word Document