Accessible University (AU) is a fictional university, and this is its fictional home page. This page is designed to demonstrate a variety of common web design problems that result in visitors with disabilities being unable to access the content or features of a web page. Although the heading at the top of this section of the page suggests that AU may be a welcoming institution, the inaccessible design of this page sends the opposite message.

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Accesible Universidad (UA) es una universidad ficticia, y esta es su página de ficción. Esta página está diseñada para demostrar una variedad de común de diseño web que se traducen en problemas de los visitantes con discapacidad no poder acceder al contenido o las características de una página web. Aunque el título en la parte superior de esta sección de la página sugiere que AU puede ser una institución de bienvenida, el diseño inaccesible de esta página envía el mensaje opuesto.

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Can you spot the barriers?

There are at least 22 accessibility issues on this page. To see a list of all known issues, click here. To see a more accessible version of this same page, click here. For a cheat sheet of accessibility issues, click here.

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AU Enrollment Trends
Last Year This Year
CS Eng Eco Phy Psy CS Eng Eco Phy Psy
Undergraduate 1481 400 727 747 1006 1500 340 777 787 1112
Graduate 310 84 273 69 312 350 64 341 72 325
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Accessibility Issues
  1. Missing landmark regions
  2. No headings
  3. Language not specified
  4. No alternate text on informative images
  5. Missing or excessive alternate text on decorative images
  6. Insufficient color contrast
  7. Color used to communicate information
  8. Inaccessible keyboard interface
  9. No visible indication of focus
  10. No "skip to main content" link
  11. Redundant, uninformative link text
  12. Links vs buttons
  13. Inaccessible navigation menu
  14. Inaccessible carousel
  15. Inaccessible modal dialog
  16. Form not properly labeled
  17. Inaccessible CAPTCHA
  18. Inaccessible input validation
  19. Missing accessible table markup
  20. Missing abbreviation tags
  21. Inaccessible audio content in video
  22. Inaccessible visual content in video