On the ‘Staff Login’ webpage, the page heading is missing. This fails success criteria 1.3.1 (Info and Relationships), 1.3.2 (Meaningful Sequence), 2.4.2 (Page Titled), 2.4.6 (Headings and Labels), and 2.4.10 (Section Headings).
Programme and module specification webpages use tables for presentation but they haven’t been marked as presentational and table headers are not marked up as such.
No skip link is included on the ‘Staff Login’ webpages. Offering a skip link to move keyboard users straight to the content would be beneficial. This fails success criteria 2.4.1 (Bypass Blocks).
Inline Hyperlinks & Broken Links
Pages currently include hyperlinks which are identified by colour only; these can be difficult to see for people with colour vision difficulties. This fails success criteria 1.4.1 (Use of Colour). Whilst we’re working on with our partner to rectify issues, you might find a tool like A+ FontSize Changer Lite helpful – it can automatically underline all hyperlinks on a page.
On the Staff Login webpage:
- If the input fields on the log-in form are left blank and the ‘Log-in’ button is clicked, there is no indication to a Screen Reader that an input error has occurred. This fails success criteria 3.3.1 (Error Identification) and 3.3.3 (Error Suggestion).
- Form input fields are incorrectly marked up as a table. This fails success criteria 1.3.1 (Info & Relationships).
The university logo image does not have appropriate alternative text. This fails success criteria 1.1.1 (Non-text Content).
Layout and appearance
Reflowing at 400% causes some menu items not to be fully visible. This fails success criteria 1.4.10 (Reflow). Some links and text overlap becomes illegible when the font size is increased. This fails success criteria 1.3.4 (Orientation) and 1.4.4 (Resize Text).
Colour contrast is not sufficient on the top menu navigation. This fails success criteria 1.4.3: Contrast (Minimum). You may also wish to use browser plugins like HighContrast or ScreenShader to change the default background colours.
The website does not have the language set on each page. This fails success criteria 3.1.1 (Language of Page) Language of page has not been set. For all pages on the website, the language of the page should be interpreted as British English (en-GB).