To start a new line without adding additional line spacing, use Shift + Enter. Using the Enter (or Return) key by itself will create double-line spacing between paragraphs.
Tables should be used to align text in columns. Spaces, tabs, or other formatting will give inconsistent results and text will not be aligned when using different devices and/or browsers.
OU Campus will attempt to self-close a pair of empty tags. When this happens, it causes the page to break. We have encountered the issues with <textarea> tags and <script> tags.
The work around for a textarea input is to add a non-breaking-space between the opening and closing tags i.e. <textarea> </textarea>
Ampersands "&" do not render correctly in our Calendar Application. Please spell out the word "and" instead to work around this problem.
ACChecker.ca Web Accessibility Checker
Color Blindness Simulation Upload an image or screenshot to see how it would appear to people with color deficient vision.
WVC Identity Standards Quick Start Guide (700K, PDF)
WVC Identity Standards Guide (7.5 MB, PDF)
WVC Identity Standards Web Content (450 K, PDF)
W3C Validation Service for validating markup of web documents
W3C CSS Validation Service for validating stylesheets
Logo usage must follow West Valley College Usage Guidelines. Download the Identity Standards Quick Start Guide.
Download the ZIP containing PDFs, Word Docs, and Excel XLS files for training.