Learn more about Accessibility NextGen
Modified on: Fri, 17 Sep, 2021 at 2:09 PM
Siteimprove presents: Accessibility NextGen
Welcome to the new Accessibility experience. Siteimprove has joined forces with W3C and other prominent industry partners in defining a set of new standards that take digital accessibility testing to the next level and beyond. For Siteimprove users, this means a range of brand-new accessibility checks, helping your organization achieve a higher level of accessibility conformance and improved end-user experiences.
Clear documentation is at the core of the new Accessibility experience, and your team will quickly be on its way to finding and fixing accessibility issues through easy-to-understand descriptions and code examples.
As always, Siteimprove detects and presents accessibility issues, making it easy for you to monitor your website’s state of accessibility. The new product is accompanied by a new powerful engine, which increases the accuracy and reliability of results, allowing you to focus on what matters.
The new Accessibility product is in line with the classic Siteimprove experience, and existing users will feel right at home. But look a bit further, and you will discover several new key features, helping you keep focused on your journey towards accessible websites. This article gives information on:
- New features
- Related Articles
- Siteimprove Academy Course
- Video transcripts
Let’s take a moment to go through some of the new features:
Set a site target and work-focused towards your goal
By setting a site target, your organization can focus on your specific compliance goal, while still seeing your progress in relation to the total Accessibility score. You can set a site target on the new accessibility overview page
NextGen Accessibility Target video
Video Transcript file (.docx): Using NextGen Accessibility: Site Targets
Review potential issues and increase testing coverage
Potential Issues takes accessibility testing a step further. Help our robot evaluate potentially problematic content on your website, through an assisted review flow. With your input, Siteimprove is able to determine whether certain accessibility issues do in fact exist and can thereby provide you with better
and broader testing coverage.
NextGen Accessibility Potential Issues video
Video Transcript file (.docx): Using NextGen Accessibility: Potential Issues
Identify issues in page sections and speed up your prioritization
With Page Sections, you no longer have to investigate the location of different issues, as Siteimprove will automatically identify issues in sections such as the header and footer. Prioritization and delegation just got so much easier. You can select page sections from the global picker on Issues and Potential Issues.
NextGen Accessibility Page Sections Video
Video Transcript file (.docx): Using NextGen Accessibility: Page Sections
- Accessibility NextGen: Getting started
- Accessibility NextGen: What has changed?
- Accessibility NextGen: A Guide to the New Siteimprove Accessibility Checks
- Accessibility NextGen: Setting a Site Target to reach your accessibility goal
- Accessibility NextGen: Reviewing Potential Issues
- Accessibility NextGen: Understanding the revised DCI accessibility score
- Accessibility NextGen: Working with Page Sections
- Accessibility NextGen: Frequently asked questions
Siteimprove Academy Course
The Siteimprove Academy offers scalable learning programs, interactive course content, and actionable outcomes for you and your team. Take advantage of our online courses, including "Siteimprove Accessibility: Next Generation" to get the most from our products.
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