CMS4Schools Web Accessibility Enhancements

As CMS4Schools is updated to address web accessibility issues, we will post information identifying what those items are below.

Week Ending March 17, 2017

  • Updated all text editors to include an accessibility checker button to verify accessibility on web editor entered content

Week Ending March 10, 2017

  • added iframe title to all Theme Design Google Translate menus
  • updated Quick Links tools to use Go submit buttons
  • updated layout tables to identify them as presentation tables rather than data tables
  • updated Mini Calendar empty links JavaScript references for next and previous months

Week ending March 3, 2017

  • added auto-filling Page Title for newly created pages in Navigation Builder to populate the Page Title so screen readers can easily identify page title and hierarchy
  • added Accessibility Checker in Navigation Builder to individually check pages for Web Accessibility issues using WAVE webaim tool.
  • fixed Calendar of Events HTML markup errors that could prevent some screen readers from navigating easily
  • added empty alt text when images are part of a link containing text on Link tools
  • updates to improve JavaScript onclick and onkeypress events to be more accessible
  • added Adobe Reader download link on Hub Theme pages that contain PDF links
  • set all colors on body HTML tags in CSS
  • added fieldset and legend HTML tags to Faculty List tool
  • added unique form field labels on Theme Search fields
  • added titles to form fields on Mini Calendar views
  • removed text-decoration:none in CSS for Hub Theme links
  • updated alt text duplicating link names
  • removed empty titles from images with empty alt text
  • set English as language on various page templates that previously didn't include them
  • set titles on form fields for Request Building Use tool
  • added onkeypress for links with onclick for Links, Resources / News, Lunch Menu, and Photo Album tools
  • fixed typo in Quick Links image alt text tag to be a valid alt text tag
  • add alt text to images within Link tools that are set to the link name
  • removed language from script tag in Lunch Menu too as it's deprecated
  • added label tag for textarea in Lunch Menu iCal feed link
  • added valid HTML source document for Lunch Menu iCal feed link
  • added legend to Faculty Email
  • added presentation role to layout tables in Mini Calendar
  • removed title tag from images where alt text might end up being empty
  • fixed skip navigation on Theme Designs

Week ending February 24, 2017

  • added alt attribute to images where missing
  • added anchor links to Calendar of Events previous and next links
  • added titles to form fields where missing

Week ending February 17, 2017

  • fix skip navigation on some Theme Designs
  • added titles to form fields where missing
  • updated font resizer to allow for more dynamic sizing and more size options
  • added title and/or alt to Hub Theme News links

Week ending February 10, 2017

  • released updated font resizer feature
  • added English as language on Mini Calendar detail screens
  • CAPTCHA replacement with reCAPTCHA

Week ending February 3, 2017

  • added English as language on Faculty Calendar of Events, Faculty Mini Calendar, Faculty, Lunch Menu tools

Week ending January 27, 2017

  • added title tags to Faculty List tool form fields

Week ending January 6, 2017

  • updated Prism Theme link alt text to distinguish between links
  • added alt text for PDF icons that are CMS generated

Week ending December 30, 2016

  • Clarity Theme accessibility fixes
  • Editorial Theme accessibility fixes
  • Hometown Theme accessibility fixes
  • Hub Theme accessibility fixes
  • Vivid Theme accessibility fixes
  • Inform Theme accessibility fixes
  • Prism Theme accessibility fixes
  • AddThis tool accessibility fixes
  • Mini Calendar accessibility fixes
  • Calendar accessibility fixes

Week ending December 23, 2016

  • Prism Theme accessibility fixes
  • added valid alt values to images that didn't already have them which are controlled by the CMS
  • added names and values to form input fields
  • replaced the input type submit with an input type image
  • added alt values to input type images
  • added skip to main content links on Theme designs

November 3, 2016

  • addition of <H1> heading tag for pages generated by Resources / News tool and Faculty pages (being rolled out to customers over the next several weeks); page titles must be already present on the page or be entered by the website content editor in order for for this to appear

October 25, 2016

  • replacement of on-screen CAPTCHA characters with web accessible reCAPTCHA
  • consistently displaying <H1> heading tag for page titles (being rolled out to customers over the next several weeks); page titles must be already present on the page or be entered by the website content editor in order for for this to appear
  • addition of English language page declaration on pages generated by Resources / News tool
  • modifying iCal subscription page to be a valid HTML page
  • addition of <label> tag for iCal subscription page
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