1.4.1 Use of Color: Color is not used as the only visual means of conveying information, indicating an action, prompting a response, or distinguishing a visual element. (Level A) Note: This success criterion addresses color perception specifically. Other forms of perception are covered in Guideline 1.3 including programmatic access to color and other visual presentation […]Continue reading Understanding SC 1.4.1 Use of Color
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The fifth of June 2018 saw a lot of buzz in the world of digital accessibility, social media and in blogs. What was this all about? Well, many may know; if no, wake up to hear, read and see Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.1 becoming the published recommendation. Yes, on June 5, 2018, W3C published […]Continue reading WCAG 2.1: What’s up with Accessibility Guidelines
If I ask one of my friends to watch a video closing his eyes and explain the info, naturally, he/she would ask “Are you out of mind”? I know it’s weird to do so. But every day people who are blind watch videos like that and it is not weird for them. If I ask […]Continue reading Multimedia Accessibility: I Hear and Read What You See!
1.4.2 Audio Control: If any audio on a Web page plays automatically for more than 3 seconds, either a mechanism is available to pause or stop the audio, or a mechanism is available to control audio volume independently from the overall system volume level. (Level A) Note: Since any content that does not meet this […]Continue reading Understanding SC 1.4.2 Audio Control
The visual presentation of text and images of text has a contrast ratio of at least 4.5:1, except for the following: Large Text Large-scale text and images of large-scale text have a contrast ratio of at least 3:1; Incidental Text or images of text that are part of an inactive user interface component, that are […]Continue reading Understanding SC 1.4.3 – Contrast Minimum