8-Day Web Accessibility Challenge

Accessibility Basics

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The 8-Day Web Accessibility Challenge is an asynchronous training program that covers the basics of web accessibility for anyone who edits, manages or contributes to University websites.

Web Services held its first Challenge in January 2022. Now, this 8-module training program is available anytime, right here on the Web Services website. Each module takes about 30 minutes total to complete.

Please read each webpage, review each day's resource, watch each video and complete each quiz. You must submit all eight quizzes to complete the training.

  1. Introduction

  2. Using Structured Headings

  3. Adding Alt Text to Images

  4. Writing Descriptive Links

  5. Creating Accessible Tables

  6. Using Color Carefully

  7. Using Clear Language & Design

  8. Reflection

Once you have completed this training, please email [email protected]. One of our staff members will verify your completion and send you a certificate. You can also email us at any time with questions or concerns.

Sources: Some information from this challenge is sourced from the Web Accessibility Initiative, SiteImprove, Deque University and SUNY Oswego.