You may check content entered into a WYSIWYG field to ensure it conforms with international accessibility guidelines and standards, using the Achecker button in the WYSIWYG editor.
Note: This feature is available only in dotCMS Enterprise.
When editing or creating content in a WYSIWYG field, click on the Accessibility Checkmark button to run the checker. This will produce a report of all accessibility problems for your selected guidelines.
The report identifies 3 types of problems.
|Problem Type||Description||Action Required|
|Known problems||Problems that have been identified with certainty as accessibility barriers.||You should modify your content to fix these problems.|
|Likely problems||Problems that have been identified as probable barriers, but require a human to make a decision.||You will likely need to modify your content to fix these problems.|
|Potential problems||Problems that AChecker cannot identify, that require a human decision.||You may have to modify your content to address these problems, but in many cases you will just need to confirm that the problem described is not present.|
The following guidelines are provided and can be selected by clicking on the Accessibility Checkmark –> Guidelines.
- BITV1 1.0 (Level 2)
- Section 508
- Stanca Act
- WCAG1 (Level A, AA, and AAA)
- WCAG2 (Level A, AA, and AAA)
AChecker is an open source Web accessibility evaluation tool used to review the accessibility of Web pages based on a variety international accessibility guidelines.
For more information on Achecker and the accessibility guidelines and standards it checks, please see the AChecker documentation.