The overview shows you how content on your site is performing by month or year. It shows you the overall accessibility score, the total number of domains and content, as well as accessibility issues found.

If you are using Ally for Web Community Manager, Ally shows you the total number of sections instead of domains. To learn more, see Accessibility report in Ally for Web Community Manager.

Use the period type menu to view the report by month or year. Export the report for more details.

More on the CSV export


Accessibility score

This line graph shows the accessibility score for all content over a select period of time. For example, if you select By month in the period type menu, you can compare performance over many months.

  • Year accessibility score: The average of the accessibility scores of all content items in that calendar year.
  • If you are using Web Community Manager this is an academic year.

  • Month accessibility score: The average of the accessibility scores of all content items in that month.

The higher the score the better your content is performing.

Point to a period on the line graph to see the scores. Select a period to view more details for that period in the Total domains, Total files, Total pages, Overall accessibility score, and Accessibility issues reports. You can also select a new period in the current period menu.

With your keyboard, press Tab to navigate through each period on the graph. Press Spacebar to select it.


Total domains, web pages, and files

View the total number of files on your site in the Total files report. View the number of domains and web pages on your site in the Total domains and Total pages reports. The Total domains report compares the current period to the period before.

In the Total files report, uses color to represent different file types. Point to a type to see the total number uploaded and an accessibility score for that type.

Screen reader users can press Tab to move through the hidden Total files table.

Select a new period from the Accessibility score line graph or current period menu to view a different period.


Overall accessibility score

View the accessibility score for the selected period. Compare the current period with the previous period.

Select a new period from the Accessibility score line graph or current period menu to view a different period.


Accessibility issues

See a list of accessibility issues found in the selected period. Select a new period from the Accessibility score line graph or current period menu to view a different period.

Issues are listed by frequency. Those at the top of the list are most frequent.  Select Severe, Major, or Minor to filter the issues by severity. Severe issues should be addressed first. 

At-a-glance you can determine basic information for each issue.

  • File type
  • Accessibility issue
  • Severity
  • Total number of items with the issue

Select an issue to see a full description of the issue and the domains impacted.

From the Domains with this accessibility issue table, you see the domain name, the number of items in the domain with the issue, and the accessibility score. Domains that have that issue the most are at the top of the list.

Select Back to overview to return to the Ally accessibility report overview. Select the report period menu to compare domains with this issue in a different period.

Select a domain to see the items with this issue.

See the list of items with the accessibility issue and the accessibility score.

Select Back to issue to return to the Domains with this accessibility issue list. Select Export domain to download the individual domain report. Select a web page or file to see it. Select Go to domain to visit the domain homepage.

Does the report show deleted or fixed issues?

View previous months. If an issue has been fixed since then, it is indicated.