How to make your UIS-themed website accessible

All Georgetown websites must be AA-compliant upon launch.

Getting Started with Accessibility

  1. Take the accessibility training courses
  2. Start with the 5 essential fixes
  3. Use Siteimprove to easily see what issues need to be addressed (sign up for the training to get access to Siteimprove)
  4. Prioritize A-level errors and warnings, then AA-level errors and warnings, then Review items
  5. Install the Siteimprove extension for Chrome to check individual pages right inside your browser window

Launching a new UIS-themed website

  1. As you build out your new website, you can follow the Getting Started with Accessibility guide above to make sure your content is accessible. There’s no need to worry about the template; Web Services will take care of it!
  2. Web Services will review your site for accessibility issues before launch. Once all the issues are taken care of, your website can launch.

Keeping your UIS-themed website accessible

  • Check Siteimprove once a week to see if any new issues have come up in your content.
  • Use the Every Time You Publish a Page guide below when you create new content or edit existing content.

Every time you publish a page