Status of web accessibility in Open edX - Appsembler

Status of web accessibility in Open edX

Question: Can you share a bit more about the accessibility standards currently used across the Open edX LMS?

Web Accessibility in Ginkgo

As per the Ginkgo Open edX release notes, edX has made a number of accessibility improvements that, among other things, provide easier navigation using keyboards, screen readers, or other assistive technology. They indicate the LMS is compliant with Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 level AA.

WCAG 2.1 provides some additional success criteria to address: mobile accessibility, people with low vision and people with cognitive and learning disabilities. For more details, please refer to

If there are specific accessibility issues your accessibility person has reported, our team can review and determine next steps.

Web Accessibility in Ficus