Minimum required Siteimprove scores

The minimum required Siteimprove scores for all Berkeley websites are outlined in the table below.

Component score requirements

ComponentMinimum scoreDesired score
WCAG 2.0 level A 95 100
WCAG 2.0 level AA 85 90
WCAG 2.0 level AAA * 50 80
WAI-ARIA 85 90
Best Practices 85 90

* Minimum score on WCAG 2.0 level AAA is not required, but is recommended.

Dashboard example

The following image shows an example of the accessibility score breakdown as displayed on the default "Accessibility at UC" dashboard on Siteimprove. (If you do not see this dashboard when you log in to Siteimprove, contact Berkeley's Siteimprove support team at

This is a real site which has achieved an overall score of 95.9, with all individual component scores above the required level.

Screenshot of Siteimprove dashboard showing accessibility score breakdown

Policy requirements

The Siteimprove dashboard also includes accessibility policies that are not counted in the above scores.

Non-descriptive link text No pages with more than one occurrence No occurrences

Additional requirements

Automated scanners do not detect all accessibility issues. In addition to these required scores and policies, all Berkeley sites must fulfill the Website Owner Responsibilities (which include keyboard testing and third-party manual testing).