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Using the WAVE tool

 

The WAVE tool can assist you with making your web content more accessible. This tool will not indicate if your web content is accessible. You will need a human being to determine your content's accessibility, however, the WAVE tool can help you evaluate the accessibility of your web content.

The WAVE is easy to use. Using the form at the top of any page, simply enter the web page address of your page and submit the form.

You can also use the Wave Tool along with the AMP (Accessibility management platform) Tool's best practices database to address accessibility issues.

 


 

Using the WAVE tool

 

The WAVE tool will scan your web page and detect:

  • Errors
  • Contrast Errors
  • Alerts
  • Features
  • Structural Elements

All errors and alerts should be reviewed and addressed where appropriate in your content.  Issues at the template level will be addressed by the Web Team.

The WAVE tool will scan your web page and detect, Errors, Alerts, Features, Structural Elements, Contrast Errors

 


 

Eliminating errors and Alerts

 

  • Clicking on the icon will bring up more information about the errors and alerts
  • You can then find the error or alert on the body of your page
  • More information about errors and alerts can be found in the reference tab
Eliminating errors with the WAVE tool, Clicking on the flag icon will bring up more information about the errors, You can then find the error or alerts on the body of your page
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