Website Accessibility

What is web accessibility?

Web accessibility means that all content on your website should be consumable by every visitor, regardless of ability. Many website visitors use assistive technologies like screenreaders, magnifiers, and Braille terminals to browse web content. Web accessibility is governed by a set of guidelines called Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) and Section 508. At Georgetown, all websites should be accessible. At Georgetown, all websites should be AA-compliant.

How can I make my website accessible?

It depends! Which theme are you using?

Not sure if your website is using a UIS theme? If your website looks like one of these examples, you’re most likely using a UIS theme!

  1. GU WordPress theme examples: or
  2. Digital Pulp school theme examples: or
  3. Digital Pulp unit theme examples: or

Where can I learn more about web accessibility?