ADA Digital Accessibility Lawsuits 2021: Our takeaway

With so many laws, accessibility guidelines, accessibility programs and accessibility driving organizations in the digital landscape, Has the state of accessibility improved? I will leave this question unanswered for now. However, the yearend report for 2021 on ADA digital accessibility published by UsableNet will throw some light on the state of digital accessibility till now…

Understanding SC 2.5.4 Motion Actuation

Understanding SC 2.5.4 Motion Actuation

Success Criterion 2.5.4 Motion Actuation (Level A): Functionality that can be operated by device motion or user motion can also be operated by user interface components and responding to the motion can be disabled to prevent accidental actuation, except when: Supported InterfaceThe motion is used to operate functionality through an accessibility supported interface; EssentialThe motion…

Understanding SC 2.5.2 Pointer Cancellation

Understanding SC 2.5.2 Pointer Cancellation

Success Criterion 2.5.2 Pointer Cancellation (Level A): For functionality that can be operated using a single pointer, at least one of the following is true: No Down-EventThe down-event of the pointer is not used to execute any part of the function; Abort or UndoCompletion of the function is on the up-event, and a mechanism is available to abort the function before completion or…

Understanding SC 2.5.1 Pointer Gestures

Understanding SC 2.5.1 Pointer Gestures

All functionality that uses multipoint or path-based gestures for operation can be operated with a single pointer without a path-based gesture, unless a multipoint or path-based gesture is essential.This requirement applies to web content that interprets pointer actions (i.e. this does not apply to actions that are required to operate the user agent or assistive…