To meet the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 1.3.1 Information and Relationships requirement to make page content more accessible to people with disabilities, quotes should be labeled with the HTML attribute <blockquote>.
Who can use this feature?
System Administrator | Owner | Publisher | Author
Sign in to your website solution.
Note: This process may look different based on your site's design.
- Navigate to your desired page.
- Click the Live Edit is OFF button to enable Live Edit:
Note: If Live Edit is currently enabled, the button will read Live Edit is ON:
- Click inside the Editor widget with the quoted content:
- Identify if the text is a quote or blockquote and highlight it on the non-code side:
- Quote: Use this option when quoting a person directly
- Block Quote: Use this option to use a quote from another source. For example, you would use a Block Quote if you were quoting something a person said that was published in the local newspaper
- Select the Block Quote tool (speech bubble) or the Quote tool (quotations):
- Click on the Code View tool:
- Ensure that the code side has <q> tags for quote and <blockquote> tags for blockquote before and after the desired text to mark that it is a quote or blockquote:
- Click the Done Editing button (Green Checkbox) to exit the editor:
- Click the Save button:
Review the Municipal Websites Central Glossary of Terms, a comprehensive explanation of the acronyms, abbreviations, and company-specific terminology. The terms located in this section are listed alphabetically:
- ADA: Americans with Disabilities Act
- HTML: Hypertext markup language
- WCAG: Web Content Accessibility Guidelines