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.

Policy requirements

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

PolicyMinimumDesired
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).