Web Accessibility Training
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WCAG for COMS & CMS Content Providers
COM-03

  • Duration: 1 day
  • Audience: Managers, designers, content authors, marketing personnel

This “non-techie”, but "hands-on" course is for managers and those in marketing and communications who work with Word and PDFs. It’s also for anyone who drops content into the content area of a Content Management System (CMS) and posts it online (such as Drupal, Wordpress, Site Core, Teamsite, Interwoven, etc.). We explore how to add CMS content so it conforms.  A USB key with tools and techniques are provided.

What You Will Learn:

  • Introduction to WCAG 2 Principles, Guidelines, and Success Criteria
  • Choosing the Success Criteria that apply to you
  • Examples of accessibility barriers and how they affect people with disabilities
  • A demonstration of assistive devices used by people with disabilities
  • In depth understanding on how to write good ALT text
  • Colour, contrast and design choices
  • Strategies used to drop in content
  • Simple HTML elements for CMS content providers
  • Common Errors
  • Creating accessible source documents in MS Word
  • Exporting from MS Word to PDF for best conformance
  • Basic multimedia accessibility (including Captioning)
  • Conformance requirements and timeframes
  • WCAG vs. AODA: what you can leave out
  • Examples of good conformance
  • W3C resources

Prerequisite:

Experience with MS Word, PDFs and/or a CMS




Why choose

Can Adapt
for accessibility training?

  1. We know the pulse of WCAG: Learn with a 15 year WCAG veteran, the only Canadian Invited Expert on the WCAG standard .
  2. Hands-on experience with web developers: We have worked with webmasters from some of the largest organizations.
  3. Practical tools: Not “one-size-fits-all”, flexible relationships, customized to your website. Tons of tools, tips, tricks & resources.
  4. Dynamic and engaging training: Energetic, fun and interactive. Some courses include demos with persons with disabilities.
  5. Additional support: Each student get a free 30-minute telephone and/or email consult within one month of the course.

CONTACT US

For a quote or just to chat about your organization's needs

EMAIL

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PHONE

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