Web Accessibility: 508 Compliance & WCAG2
You can use SurveyMonkey to create accessible surveys that are compliant with Section 508 or WCAG2 standards. Section 508 is a United States federal law that requires that all electronic and information technology used by the federal government be accessible to people with disabilities. WCAG2 is a stable technical standard providing a global guideline for web accessibility along with testable success criteria.
The below resources can provide more info about Section 508 or WCAG2 standards to help you create accessible, compliant surveys.
- SurveyMonkey Voluntary Product Accessibility Template (VPAT) [PDF]»
- SurveyMonkey WCAG2 Conformance Claim [PDF]»
Accessibility Guidelines & Best Practices
Accessibility Aids: Plug-Ins and File Viewers
Some web content on SurveyMonkey and the SurveyMonkey Help Center may require the following applets, plug-ins or software.
|File Formats||Download Link||Description|
|Adobe Reader »||Use Adobe Acrobat to read PDF files available for download in SurveyMonkey and in the Help Center.|
|Word file viewer »||Use Microsoft Word to read DOC or DOCX files uploaded to your team's Library.|
|Excel file viewer »||Use Microsoft Excel to open XLS or XLS+ exports, and to open example exports available in the Help Center.|
|PPT||PowerPoint file viewer »||Use Microsoft PowerPoint to open PowerPoint exports.|
|ZIP||View list of zip utilities »||Exports from SurveyMonkey may be compressed. To open one of these exports, you must uncompress it using one of several utilities available for download.|
SurveyMonkey is dedicated to empowering people to create surveys that are accessible to people with disabilities. If you have feedback on how we can do better, please fill out the SurveyMonkey Accessibility Feedback Form.
Please note that we may not be able to respond to your feedback directly, but we'll make sure your thoughts and suggestions reach the right teams.