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Learn more about how to make content created or shared in Canvas accessibile with this video series based on the Canvas Rich Content Editor Checklist (PDF).

Canvas as a Lens on Web Accessibility

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    Canvas Accessibility - Headings & Lists

    Providing structure in your content using headings and lists makes it easier for all users to understand and quicker for those using screen reading software to navigate.

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    Canvas Accessibility - Contrast & Color Cues

    You can make your content more accessible to a large number of users by choosing foreground and background colors that provide sufficient contrast and by avoiding relying exclusively on color as a means of conveying information.

Text Alternatives

Providing text alternatives to graphical content ensures people who use screen reading software have equal access to the information you are trying to convey. 

Tables

Structuring your tables properly makes it easier for all users to understand the information you are trying to convey and quicker for those using screen reading software to navigate through.