Customising Bloom’s accessibility experience for your learners
Many of Bloom’s accessibility features will work out of the box, such as the logical order of tabbing, Skip to Content button and the Semantically marked up HTML. It is up to you if and how you change and customise the wording of the various Aria Labels and Alternative Texts. To start amending them, follow the simple steps below.
- Head to the Bloom side menu and click on the Settings tab. You’ll need to find the relevant section (such as the Dashboard) in the Translations tab of this page and then change the Aria Label you wish to amend.
- In this example, you could change any of these Aria labels to wording that may better suit your Bloom system. In this example, you could change any of these Aria labels to wording that may better suit your Bloom system.
- It is also good practice to add Alternative text to images that you may upload, such as a Library header image.
Finally here is another example of some of the Aria labels that you’re able to change.
We hope that you enjoyed reading about the exciting changes to make Bloom available to even more people. If you would like to know more about accessibility, we recommend reading the WCAG guidelines that are linked in the Making Bloom more accessible - A brief overview of accessibility in Bloom guide.