State Web Template Latest Production Release – Accessibility Improvements

As the AB 434 deadline of July 1st approaches, to post on your main organizational website a certification of accessibility compliance, updating to the latest release of the template will be important. This State Template v5.0.6 production release includes multiple accessibility improvements that will help you achieve Web Content Accessibility Guideline (WCAG) 2.1 Level AA Standards.

Release v5.0.6 accessibility updates and improvements:

  • Fixed color schemes contrast issues
  • Modified utility header with flex layout and made it more accessible
  • Made Skip to the Content link visible on focus for accessibility
  • Removed invisible links from navigation
  • Made custom search box accessible
  • Improved keyboard navigation
  • Fixed sliders and carousel module accessibility
  • Added globals.scss styles to core css
  • Addressed multiple accessibility issues on multiple sample pages

This release has 2 assets:

  • Source code (zip)
  • Source code (tar.gz)

Visit the release page to download them