Test Accessibility of Your Design with WAVE

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In this Guided Project, you will:

Examine the WAVE evaluation results on a webpage for structural elements and ARIA.

Identify parts of the WAVE webapge.

Evaluate the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG).

Clock1.5 hours
BeginnerBeginner
CloudNo download needed
VideoSplit-screen video
Comment DotsEnglish
LaptopDesktop only

Wave is an online suite of tools that you can use to check the accessibility of a website against the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG). In this project, you will learn about WCAG and how to use WAVE to ensure your web page is meeting the guidelines.

Skills you will develop

  • Web Development
  • Customer Service
  • Accessibility Standards
  • Web Design
  • Evaluation

Learn step-by-step

In a video that plays in a split-screen with your work area, your instructor will walk you through these steps:

  1. Evaluate the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG).

  2. Identify parts of the WAVE webapge.

  3. Understand the errors, contrast errors, alerts, features and language with the WAVE evaluation of a webpage.

  4. Examine the WAVE evaluation results on a webpage for structural elements and ARIA.

  5. Learn more about structure and contrast standards on a webpage in WAVE.

How Guided Projects work

Your workspace is a cloud desktop right in your browser, no download required

In a split-screen video, your instructor guides you step-by-step

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