Accessibility​

Formatting of text and content must follow Accessibility Guidelines to comply with Section 508 standards.

​Web Styles

​These web styles are already built into the SMC Content Management System. 

​Headings use Source Sans Pro:

Heading 2

Heading 3

Heading 4


Paragraph text uses Arial and can be displayed in both bold and italic when necessary.

Samples of Text Formatted for the Website

Bulleted Lists

These should be used for any list of items that do not need to follow a chronological order.

  • List item.
  • List item.
  • List item. etc.
    • Sub-List item.
    • Sub-List item.
    • Sub-List item. etc.

Ordered Lists

These should be used for any list of items that need to follow a chronological order.

  1. List item.
  2. List item.
  3. List item. etc.

Links and Buttons

Links are indicated by the SMC blue color and an underline.

Links to external, non-SMC, websites should open in a new browser window or tab.

Links to documents like PDF files or Microsoft documents should also open in a new browser window or tab, and include an icon to indicate the type of file they are linking to:

Link to a PDF FilePDF File.

Link to a Microsoft Word DocumentMicrosoft Word Document.

"Pill Buttons" are used to stand out from the text on the page and indicate special links. They can be used in conjuncture with headings as well paragraph text in regular or bold text, depending on the context of the button on the page:

Blue Pill Button

Yellow Pill Button

"List Buttons" are used to display a list of buttons that need to stand out as graphic navigation to sub-sections of a main page or section. They can be split into horizontal lists of 3, 4, or 5 across:

Tables

Tables should be used for tabular data only. Tables are not used to visually organize the content on the page. Tables need to conform to Accessibility Guidelines, please contact the Web and Social Media Office to help format tables properly.

Examples of approved table styles:

Default Table

Table Heading 1Table Heading 2Table Heading 3
First Column CellTable CellTable Cell
First Column CellTable CellTable Cell
First Column CellTable CellTable Cell
First Column CellTable CellTable Cell

Blue Table

Table Heading 1Table Heading 2Table Heading 3
First Column CellTable CellTable Cell
First Column CellTable CellTable Cell
First Column CellTable CellTable Cell
First Column CellTable CellTable Cell