The purpose of this page is to provide school webmasters with general information about how to address common accessibility issues that might be identified through the WAVE tool. Here is a quick tutorial that shows how to use this tool:
Once you've identified any accessibility issues on your site, use the tables below to learn how to fix those issues.
Note: The WAVE tool was developed by WebAIM. The icons below belong to the WebAIM and some of the content was adapted from their WAVE tool. Please visit their site for more information about using this tool. Also, check out their WAVE Chrome extension.
|Alternative Text Issues||Solution|
Missing alternative text
Suspicious alternative text
A nearby image has the same alternative text
|Text Formatting Issues||Solution|
Very small text
Suspicious link text
Adjacent links go to the same URL
Very Low Contrast
|How to Fix Text Format and Links Issues|
Link to document, Word, PDF, Excel, Powerpoint
|How to fix these issues|