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Checking for accessibility with Siteimprove

SHSU Technology Tutorials | WebCMS | Checking with Siteimprove
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Siteimprove is a service that scans the SHSU website and shows what pages have issues. Your primary goal will be to fix what errors you can in your content and report all other errors to webdev@shsu.edu.

You will need a specific account to access Siteimprove. We will be sending invites over time and you can log in once you receive it.

Here is how to check a page for issues:


Naviagate to Page

  • Log into Siteimprove
  • Click "Select a service" then Accessibility in the upper-left corner
    Siteimprove Accessibility menu location
  • Click Pages on the left menu
    Siteimprove page menu location
  • Click on a page with that has Level A or AA issues
    Siteimprove list example

 


 

Select Level A and AA Errors

  • Click the "Security level" drop-down
  • Un-select both Warnings and Review
  • Click the "Conformance level" drop-down
  • Select A and AA
  • Click any of the issues on the left-hand side. This will reveal each type of Error for that issue
Siteimprove selection menus example

Siteimprove error example

 


View Individual Errors

  • Click on an Error. This shows a list of each occurance of that Error
  • Click on one of the items. If it is visible on the page, it will show it on the right-hand side
  • Go through each Error, fix what you can, and report the rest to webdev@shsu.edu
Siteimprove instances of an error example

 


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