Understanding SC 4.1.3  Status messages

Understanding SC 4.1.3 Status messages

Success Criterion 4.1.3 Status Messages (Level AA): In content implemented using markup languages, status messages can be programmatically determined through role or properties such that they can be presented to the user by assistive technologies without receiving focus. The modern web pages are so dynamic that many a times the results of user interactions are…

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 2.5.3 Label in Name

Understanding SC 2.5.3 Label in Name

Success Criterion 2.5.3 Label in Name (Level A): For user interface components with labels that include text or images of text, the name contains the text that is presented visually.A best practice is to have the text of the label at the start of the name. Imagine you are using the voice control feature in…

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…

Understanding SC 2.1.4 Character Key Shortcuts

Understanding SC 2.1.4 Character Key Shortcuts

Success Criterion 2.1.4 Character Key Shortcuts (Level A): If a keyboard shortcut is implemented in content using only letter (including upper- and lower-case letters), punctuation, number, or symbol characters, then at least one of the following is true: Turn off A mechanism is available to turn the shortcut off; Remap A mechanism is available to…