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This guide provides instructions and information about Stanford Web Services Jumpstart platform, based on Drupal 7.

We've released our new Stanford Sites on Drupal 8 (D8) platform — the new framework for Stanford Sites in 2020 and beyond. Check out our new User Guide to help you set up your website on the D8 platform. 

Read more about our road to D8 

Accessibility Testing

As a content creator and editor, you are responsible for making sure the content you provide meets accessibility standards. For tips on making your content accessible check out Accessible Content Tips.

Testing Tools

A simple way you can check the accessibility on your page is by using the "Web Accessibility Evaluation Tool" at and pasting your URL into the Web page address field.

If you find yourself repeatedly checking accessibility, you may want to install the WAVE extension. It's available for both Chrome and Firefox browsers at

For more comprehensive accessibility testing, you may want to consider using services from Level Access. You can learn more at:


Stanford University will make Stanford Websites and web‐based applications accessible to its students, faculty, staff and participants in the University’s programs and activities who have disabilities. All personnel who are involved in the procurement, preparation and maintenance of University Websites and web‐based applications should adopt this goal, with the assistance of campus resources dedicated to supporting web accessibility.

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