February 28, 2022 Release Note: Accessibility

This month's release highlights our most recent product improvements and fixes so that you stay informed about what's new on CorpU.

What's New

Important new improvements and fixes coming to CorpU on February 28th

Accessibility Improvements

The February 28th release of CorpU delivers an improved email experience that now adheres to the accessibility guidelines and principles which are set by the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1 Level AA. The assistive technologies VoiceOver and Lighthouse are used to test the end-user experience for accessibility and quality. Web Content Accessibility Guidelines – are referenceable technical standards that explain how to make web content more accessible to people with disabilities – are stable. These guidelines are organized around the following four principles, which lay the necessary foundation for anyone to access and use web content. These guidelines ensure all content is:

  • Perceivable - all users must be able to perceive the information being presented
  • Operable - all users must be able to operate the interface
  • Understandable - all users must be able to understand and easily operate the interface
  • Robust - all platform features throughout the participant experience should remain accessible

To learn more about the WCAG principles and standards, visit the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) Overview.


Smaller enhancements we have made to our product

  • All emails generated by the platform are now accessibility compliant, including the use of keyboard controls and screen readers. Additional accessibility improvements include:
    • All images now contain alternative text to better support the use of screen readers
    • Fonts have been updated to align with WCAG standards including a larger minimum font size to ensure all emails are easily readable
    • All buttons now have a large clickable area making it easier for learners to access
    • Color contrast has been improved across all buttons and images to improve visibility

Bug Fixes

Corrections to bugs that have been identified in our product

  • Corrected an issue where My Team would not translate properly to German
  • Fixed an issue where the last question presented at the end of course survey would not be translated properly to a learners desired language preference

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