Creating Accessible Content

  • Checklist for Blackboard WCM Content Editors

    While creating website content it is crucial to consider accessibility. There are a few basic steps that should be followed in order to assure your content is accessible:

    • Add built-in Headings to document and do not skip numbers (e.g. jumping from Heading 1 to Heading 3) 
    • Use built-in List options (e.g. bullets or numbers) 
    • Add Alt Text for all links 
    • Add Alt Text for all images 
    • Defined Table Headers and simplified Tables as much as possible  

    Helpful Information 


    Blackboard Accessibility Help Site
    Blackboard Training Site


    Blackboard Accessibility PowerPoint Handout 

    Click Here for Resources Word Document