Web accessibility ensures that online information is accessible to everyone and provides equal access everyone in our community, including those with disabilities.

We’ve created a few guides to help you make accessible content across formats and platforms as well and to answer a few basic questions about accessibility.

Not sure where to get started? We have a checklist of common mistakes.

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Accessibility Standards

The Website Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) are the standard in digital accessibility.

Alternative Text

Images need alternate text to be accessible to screen readers.

Assistive Technology

Overview of screen readers and other assistive technology

Auto-play, flashing, blinking or changing content

How to handle autoplaying video or other animated content.


Proper use of color and color contrast.

Email & Office Communication

Accessibility guidelines can easily be applied to emails.

Headings & Page Structure

Proper use of heading and other page structures like lists improves accessibility.

Images with Text

Why using images with embedded text are not recommended.


Creating useful descriptive link text.

Microsoft Documents

Microsoft Word, Excel, and Powerpoint


Recommendations on making PDFs accessible.


Podcasts like other audio content requires a transcript.

Social Media

Guide to making Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and other social media posts accessible.

Types of Disabilities

Brief overview of disabilities and examples of accessible content.

Video & Audio

Adding captions and transcripts to audio and video content, including YouTube videos.

Virtual Meetings & Events

Microsoft Teams, Zoom