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- Does the document utilize recommended fonts (i.e., Times New Roman, Verdana, Arial, Tahoma, Helvetica, or Calibri)?
- Are heading styles organized in a hierarchal and logical fashion, with consecutive headings (i.e., no missing heading levels)?
- Is the list style being used, as opposed to manually typed characters (e.g. Hyphens, numbers, or graphics)?
- Is content clear and concise?
- Is all text logical in the Outline View?
- Do all URLs contain descriptive hyperlinks (i.e., avoid generic phrases like “click here”; instead, use phrases that let users know about the content of the linked page prior to selecting it)?
- Is the color contrast ratio between foreground text and background color sufficient?
- Do all images, grouped images, and non-text elements that convey information have meaningful alternative-text descriptions?
- Do complex images (i.e., charts and graphs) have descriptive text near the image (perhaps as a caption or long description)?
- Is the document free of scanned text-heavy images (i.e., avoid text content contained in images that disappear when images are not available)?
- If color is used to emphasize important text, is there is an alternate, compliant method used as well?
- Have you provided alternatives for or avoided use of sensory information (e.g., shape, size, color, visual location, orientation, sound, etc.)?