508 Compatibility in Axis LMS


Inside Axis LMS, you have the ability to set any of your users into a strictly 508 compliant mode. While set to compatibility mode, the user -and what they are able to access- is locked down so that only content that can be 508 compatible will be accessible.

508 Compliance (also referred to as "Accessibility Mode”) refers to the practices of removing barriers that would prevent access to your website or content by users with disabilities. When you set a user to Accessibility Mode, you’re removing these barriers for that user across the entire system.

Setting a User to Accessibility Mode

There are two ways to set your users to Accessibility mode: individually or en masse.
To enroll an individual user…



To enroll multiple users…
Accessibility Mass Enroll

Accessibility Mass Enroll

Making Your Content Accessible

Axis will mark identify what pieces of content are capable of being created as 508 compliant - but it will not prevent data from being entered in that is not compliant. The guidelines vary slightly from region to region, but below are some principles that should conform to a majority of a state’s requirements:
And while this is nowhere near a complete list, it is an excellent starting point for admins who are new to developing content with accessibility in mind.

Differences inside Accessibility Mode

When a user is set to Accessibility Mode, the structure of your Learning Portal and Online Courses will follow basic Section 508 Compliance guidelines; and to make sure these both continue to do so, there are restrictions in place that limit what areas are editable.

Users set to accessibility mode will interact with a Learning Portal with a unique set of rules, designed with conforming to Section 508:
And on a similar note, Online Courses will also behave differently for users set to Accessibility Mode:




Article ID: 68
Created On: Wed, Apr 3, 2013 at 2:18 PM
Last Updated On: Mon, Feb 25, 2019 at 11:46 AM

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