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Section 508 Techniques for Web Content  (EWAW502)

Time: 9am - 4pm
Duration: 1 day

Description:

In this course you will learn how to: Create HTML content that is Section 508 compliant; Find the Section 508 techniques that apply to your content; Identify equivalent WCAG 2.1 techniques; Identify common failures.

Prerequisites:

EWAW501—Understanding Section 508 or equivalent is mandatory.

This course is currently available in another city, on demand or for private classes only. Call us at 888.484.2933 to learn more about our flexible scheduling options or complete our Information Request Form and we will contact you to arrange a class date that is suitable to your availability.

Course Outline

  • Brief Review
    • Disabilities and assistive technologies
    • What is Section 508?
  • Finding Section 508 documentation and techniques
    • Filtering the techniques documentation
    • Determining which guidelines apply to your content
  • Techniques for 1194.22 Web-based intranet and internet information and applications.
    • (a) A text equivalent for every non-text element shall be provided (e.g., via “alt”, “longdesc”, or in element content).
    • (c) Web pages shall be designed so that all information conveyed with color is also available without color, for example from context or markup.
    • (d) Documents shall be organized so they are readable without requiring an associated style sheet.
    • (e) Redundant text links shall be provided for each active region of a server-side image map.
    • (f) Client-side image maps shall be provided instead of server-side image maps except where the regions cannot be defined with an available geometric shape.
    • (g) Row and column headers shall be identified for data tables.
    • (h) Markup shall be used to associate data cells and header cells for data tables that have two or more logical levels of row or column headers.
    • (i) Frames shall be titled with text that facilitates frame identification and navigation.
    • (j) Pages shall be designed to avoid causing the screen to flicker with a frequency greater than 2 Hz and lower than 55 Hz.
    • (k) A text-only page, with equivalent information or functionality, shall be provided to make a web site comply with the provisions of this part, when compliance cannot be accomplished in any other way. The content of the text-only page shall be updated whenever the primary page changes.
    • (o) A method shall be provided that permits users to skip repetitive navigation links.
  • Other techniques
    • (b) Equivalent alternatives for any multimedia presentation shall be synchronized with the presentation.
    • (l) When pages utilize scripting languages to display content, or to create interface elements, the information provided by the script shall be identified with functional text that can be read by assistive technology.
    • (m) When a web page requires that an applet, plug-in or other application be present on the client system to interpret page content, the page must provide a link to a plug-in or applet that complies with 1194.21(a) through (l).
    • (n) When electronic forms are designed to be completed on-line, the form shall allow people using assistive technology to access the information, field elements, and functionality required for completion and submission of the form, including all directions and cues.
    • (p) When a timed response is required, the user shall be alerted and given sufficient time to indicate more time is required.
  • Understanding Conformance Requirements
    • Meeting conformance levels
    • Introduction to testing for compliance
    • Further learning

Private training is available for this course.

Call us at 1-888-484-2933 to learn more about our flexible scheduling options or complete our Information Request Form.

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