WAI-ARIA: Role=Marquee

WAI-ARIA: Role=Marquee

A type of live region where non-essential information changes frequently. Description A type of live region where non-essential information changes frequently. See related log. Common usages of marquee include stock tickers and ad banners. The primary difference between a marquee and a log is that logs usually have a meaningful order or sequence of important…

Our Take Away from WebAIM’s Web Accessibility Practitioners Survey #2 Results

Our Take Away from WebAIM’s Web Accessibility Practitioners Survey #2 Results

In April 2018, WebAIM conducted the Survey of Web Accessibility Practitioners and published the results in the beginning of June. This is a follow-up survey to the one conducted in 2014. The results are quite surprising and in some ways, healthy too. We’ll discuss the results and our take-away in general. Practitioners’ demography 724 practitioners…

Understanding WCAG SC 1.4.4 Resize Text
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Understanding WCAG SC 1.4.4 Resize Text

Except for captions and images of text, text can be resized without assistive technology up to 200 percent without loss of content or functionality. (Level AA). This success criterion requires that the text – both static and that are part of user interface components that are visible to the users must be resizable (scalable) to…

Understanding WCAG SC 1.4.5 Image of text
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Understanding WCAG SC 1.4.5 Image of text

If the technologies being used can achieve the visual presentation, text is used to convey information rather than images of text except for the following: (Level AA) Customizable: The image of text can be visually customized to the user’s requirements; Essential: A particular presentation of text is essential to the information being conveyed. Note: Logotypes…

Understanding WCAG SC 2.1.1 Keyboard
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Understanding WCAG SC 2.1.1 Keyboard

2.1.1 Keyboard: All functionality of the content is operable through a keyboard interface without requiring specific timings for individual keystrokes, except where the underlying function requires input that depends on the path of the user’s movement and not just the endpoints. (Level A) Note 1: This exception relates to the underlying function, not the input…

Understanding WCAG SC 2.1.2 No Keyboard Trap
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Understanding WCAG SC 2.1.2 No Keyboard Trap

2.1.2 No Keyboard Trap: If keyboard focus can be moved to a component of the page using a keyboard interface, then focus can be moved away from that component using only a keyboard interface, and, if it requires more than unmodified arrow or tab keys or other standard exit methods, the user is advised of…