Enable the section 508 accessibility feature for UI16 and UI15

Alternative text is included for images throughout the user interface. Settings control the rendering of alternative text for screen readers in place of images and allows skip links to work more effectively.

About this task

Users can enable accessibility on their own by selecting the Accessibility Enabled check box in the system menu. This enables accessibility for the current user.

Alternative text is included for images throughout the user interface. Settings control the rendering of alternative text for screen readers in place of images and allows skip links to work more effectively.

Procedure

  1. Navigate to User Administration > User Preferences.
  2. Search for the glide.ui.accessibility preference.
  3. Set the Value field to true.
  4. (Optional) To change this setting for a specific user, clear the System check box, then add a user in the user field.
    Set up a new preference for each user you want to configure this option for.

Enable the Section 508 accessibility feature for UI11

Alternative text is included for images throughout the user interface. Settings control the rendering of alternative text for screen readers in place of images and allows skip links to work more effectively.

About this task

The system administrator and users with the itil role can enable the glide.ui.section508 property and provide accessibility for all users.

Procedure

  1. Navigate to System Properties > UI Properties.
  2. Select the check box for the following property: Controls rendering of alternate text. By default alternate text is NOT rendered (false).
  3. Click Save.