ELMS-Canvas Accessibility Checker


The ELMS-Canvas Accessibility Checker tool enables instructors and course designers to maintain the accessibility of page content that was created with the Rich Content Editor. The Accessibility Checker is located on the right side of the Rich Content Editor menu bar, which is visible when in Edit mode.

(Depending on the size of the browser window, you may have to scroll the menu bar horizontally to view the Accessibility Checker icon.)

ELMS Accessibility Checker

The Accessibility Checker identifies issues with several common accessibility errors. An explanation about the errors and fields or menus needed to fix the error are provided, along with additional resources about the accessibility guidelines.

The Accessibility Checker verifies the following accessibility rules: 

Tables

Headings

Images

Links

Color contrast

For more information on using the Accessibility Checker, please read the Canvas article How Do I Use the Accessibility Checker in the Rich Content Editor from Instructure.