Website management: Prof. Frank Pfefferkorn, Sinan Kesriklioglu
Login: UW-Madison Google Apps
UW- Madison websites must comply with the campus web accessibility policy for people with vision, hearing, motor, and cognitive disabilities.
1. Uploads: Remove signatures from documents. Name files without spaces or underscores. Use hyphens to separate words in file names.
2. Images: Add an alternate text description when you Insert > Image. This step is required rather than optional, as the Google window displays, to comply with the UW-Madison accessibility policy.
3. Links: Add links by clicking the chain icon in the text editor. Always de-select "Open this link in new window." New windows might be missed by visitors with vision impairments.
4. PDF files without images: Before you upload a PDF file that contains no images, follow these preparation steps:
5. PDF files with images: Before you upload a PDF file that contains images, follow these preparation steps:
6. Word files with images: go.wisc.edu/accessiblewordtopdf
7. Other formats: go.wisc.edu/accessible-course-materials
Text: Write for readers who skim pages for information. In headings and link labels, capitalize the first word and proper nouns and adjectives.
1. On the homepage, click More > Manage Site > Deleted items.
That displays reassurance that nothing has been deleted.
2. On the homepage, click More > Subscribe to page changes.
That sends you an email anytime a page is changed.
3. On the homepage, click More > Manage Site > Recent Site Activity
That displays a report of recent changes.
4. On the homepage, click More > Revision history
That shows all the past versions of the site, in case you ever want to reinstate an older version.
5. Back up the site periodically by clicking More > Manage Site > Copy this Site.