“There are only four types of disability that relate to web access: visual, hearing, motor, and cognitive. Many fixes for these groups are both simple and free.”
—Ian Hamilton, “A Simple Introduction to Web Accessibility,” Creative Bloq
UT has adopted the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG), version 2.0. All new or redesigned websites launched after August 1, 2015, should meet the level A and level AA requirements set forth by the WCAG.
Websites launched before August 1, 2015, should be evaluated for WCAG compliance and brought into compliance as soon as possible.
Update Your Campus Website and Make It Accessible
The university’s digital style guide features more detailed information on accessibility, branding, user interface components, and more.
Training and Quick Reference Guides
Resources and Information for Digital Developers and Designers
- W3C: Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
- Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) Overview
- WCAG 2.0 Quick reference
- Web Accessibility Toolkit – Association of Research Libraries
- WebAIM: Web Accessibility in Mind
- Web Accessibility Evaluation Tool
- Web Accessibility Checklist (The Accessibility Project)
- Check Your Contrast