Boise State values inclusiveness
Boise State values inclusiveness and full access to educational opportunities and benefits.
For this reason the University takes continual steps to increase programmatic and physical access to people with disabilities, and incorporates standards for accessibility into information technologies used throughout the campus community, including the Boise State WordPress sites.
Web accessibility is the inclusive practice of removing barriers
Web accessibility is the inclusive practice of removing barriers that prevent interaction with, or access to websites, by people with disabilities. When sites are correctly designed, developed and edited, all users have equal access to information and functionality.
Over four million people visit Boise State websites every year
Over four million people visit Boise State websites every year, and the majority of them access our sites with a mobile device!
We must consider how we create web content to ensure as many people as possible can use our websites.
Publishing Accessible Panels
Panels provide a way to easily publish pre-formatted content on your WordPress pages. However, they require the same attention as the rest of your web content to be accessible. We recommend the following tips to structure your panel content using the default template.
Access Technology Resource Guide
The Access Technology Resource Guide provides an overview of the resources available at Boise State to help you create, publish, and share accessible digital content for students, faculty, staff, and the community.
Lexicon for Accessible Content
Developed by the Accessible Content Community of Practice, this Lexicon for Accessible Content provides a common language for everyone to use at Boise State when discussing content related to accessibility. To review the lexicon, visit the Boise State Accessibility site.