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CougarVIEW Instructor Guides: Accessibility Checker

Need help with something in CougarVIEW? Good news! We have a number of guides to show you how to use the many tools and resources in CougarVIEW. These guides cover topics like using the grade book, setting up quizzes, creating groups, and many more.

Use the Accessibility Checker on HTML-authored content

The accessibility checker gives you a way to ensure that the content you author in the HTML Editor conforms to WCAG and Section 508 accessibility standards. The accessibility checker is available within the HTML Editor for use within Content, Widgets, Quizzes, Assignments, Calendar, Assignments, Discussions and any other tools where a user can access the HTML Editor.

  1. Enter HTML content in the HTML Editor.
  2. Select Accessibility Checker button to start the checker.

Accessibility checker

  1. If there are any compliance issues, read the report for suggestions on how to fix the issue.


  • Here is the BrightSpace link for Using the Accessibility Checker on HTML-authored content.