Drupal Web Accessibility

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About This Course

It's more important than ever to ensure your website is an inclusive place for everyone, no matter their abilities. This course explains how to bring your site in line with accessibility standards, so that you can comply with relevant laws and connect with diverse audiences.

We'll guide you through accessibility considerations, law and standards, and common issues. You’ll get hands-on experience in testing and implementing accessibility improvements using Drupal site building and theming.

What You’ll Learn

You'll come away from the course with knowledge of:

  • The benefits of accessibility.
  • Accessibility laws and standards (including WCAG.)
  • Types of disabilities and assistive technologies.
  • Tools for auditing and testing accessibility.
  • Drupal accessibility features.  
  • Considerations for content creators, designers, and developers.
  • Common accessibility issues and fixes at the code level.

What You’ll Bring Back to Your Team

  • A persuasive argument to invest in accessibility. 
  • Tips and tools you can put into action immediately. 
  • Guidance and goals for your whole team. 
  • Best practices to incorporate into your workflows. 
  • A curated list of the best resources for further learning. 

Background and Prerequisites

  • This course is for anyone who’s curious about making websites accessible. It’s great for beginners, but it’s also suitable for people who want to update or deepen their knowledge. 
  • This course is not for you if you’re a high-level expert in web accessibility.
  • Technical requirements include access to a website. You don’t need any technical skills, although knowledge of basic HTML is helpful for the development portion of the course. 
  • Trainees should set aside about 2 hours between live sessions to review materials and prepare exercises.

Who Will Get the Most Out of This Course

This course is ideal for content editors, site builders, developers, and designers. It’s useful for anyone who wants to incorporate accessibility best practices into new or existing Drupal websites.

Meet Your Instructor

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Firat Ikiler is an experienced designer and front-end developer. He is an expert in accessibility design and implementation with more than 15 years of experience. Firat has extensive knowledge in designing websites with best practices and design patterns that meet accessibility standards in Canada and the US.


Our blended learning approach mixes the best of both worlds: live online sessions and self-paced complementary learning materials. The core of our online training offering is our expert-led live sessions. In addition, you can always take advantage of our virtual learning platform's training guides and video tutorials as needed. 

Here's what to expect:

  • 👩‍🏫 Interactive sessions over Zoom (twice a week from 2 pm to 4 pm ET)
  • 📺 On-demand videos and virtual exercises to complete in between the sessions
  • 👨‍💻 A one-to-one session with your trainer for personalized support
  • 💬 A dedicated Slack workspace to get real-time answers to your specific questions
  • 🏆 A certificate upon completion

What is the format of live sessions? Our classes usually have 6-10 participants, and we have a hard limit of 12 participants per trainer. Our live sessions happen twice a week, usually on Tuesdays and Thursdays, and are 2-hour long (all times are on ET).

How is this different from other courses on the market? Our courses are designed for people who work full-time jobs and need to apply what they learn to real-life projects quickly. Our training includes live learning sessions and offers real-time mentorship from an expert

What are the trainers' credentials? Our courses are delivered by Strategists, Designers and Senior Developers with 10+ years of experience. They're seasoned professionals with real-world projects in a variety of sectors, from small businesses to multinational corporations.

Do I need to install anything on my computer? We’ll give you the necessary instructions and support to work with Drupal locally on your computer for the development courses. If you face restrictions, we’ll provide an alternative remote environment so you can work from your browser.

My organization requires an invoice. Can you provide one? Yes. Contact us before proceeding with payment. We can issue you an invoice with a link to pay via credit card or electronic transfer.

Do you offer discounts for charities or individuals? Yes, contact us to receive a discount on the course.

Do you offer custom training? Yes, we can provide custom training for your team. Learn more about our approach to tailoring a custom course or get in touch with us, and we can set up training that fits your needs.

Can I switch my start date? Can I get a refund? We can reschedule your ticket to the next available course. Our training program runs twice a year, with a first cohort slated to start in March and the second in September. Tickets are refundable up until 30 days before the start of the course. And it's always free and easy to transfer your ticket to another person, just contact us.

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