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Checking for accessibility with WAVE

SHSU Technology Tutorials | WebCMS | Checking with WAVE
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Submit the Page Example of pasting in a URL in the WAVE tool




Checking for Errors

  • On the left-hand side, you will see how many Errors and Contrast Errors are on the page. You can ignore any of the other items like Alerts
  • If there are Errors, click the flag icon
  • By clicking the icons, it can show where the Error is. If the Error is not shown, contact
  • Fix any Errors you are able to
example summary of errors
example of specific error



Check for Contrast Errorsexample of contrast error

  • If you have Contrast Errors, click the Contrast link next to "No Styles". Contrast errors are generally fixed by making the text lighter or darker
  • Report any errors you are unsure of or can't fix to