accessibility

Where to get help with web accessibility updates

30 Mar 2022

As of July 2022, McGill's websites must meet web accessibility requirements outlined by the Government of Quebec in the Standard sur l'accessibilité des sites Web (SGQRI 008 2.0). Here are some...

New Web Services course: WS 106 : Web Accessibility

7 Feb 2022

On July 17, 2018, the Gouvernement du Québec released a new web accessibility standard, the Standard sur l'accessibilité des sites Web (SGQRI 008 2.0), replacing the 2011 standards: SGQRI 008-01,...

Accessibility checklist for custom or vendor-built websites

When choosing to build a custom or vendor-built website (e.g. on McGill's Virtual Host platform) you are accepting responsibility for compliance with all legal and institutional requirements. Any...

Editoria11y tip: Are yellow alerts driving you bananas?

1 Feb 2022

As a WMS site manager or editor, you're probably familiar with the Editoria11y accessibility checker. This handy tool automatically highlights items that may present accessibility issues on your...

An audit opportunity you won't want to miss!

21 Jun 2021

Do you know if your site meets the Quebec Government's web accessibility standards? This summer, we're putting together a web accessibility team to perform an audit blitz on a select number of WMS...

Website accessibility in Quebec – Legal requirements at a glance

21 Jun 2021

McGill University follows the Standard sur l'accessibilité des sites Web (SGQRI 008 2.0) to make its websites accessible to all Internet users.

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