Understanding SC 1.4.1 Use of Color
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Understanding SC 1.4.1 Use of Color

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…

WCAG 2.1: What’s up with Accessibility Guidelines

WCAG 2.1: What’s up with Accessibility Guidelines

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…

Understanding SC 1.4.2 Audio Control
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Understanding SC 1.4.2 Audio Control

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…

Understanding SC 1.4.3 – Contrast Minimum
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Understanding SC 1.4.3 – Contrast Minimum

The visual presentation of text and images of text has a contrast ratio of at least 4.5:1, except for the following: Large TextLarge-scale text and images of large-scale text have a contrast ratio of at least 3:1; IncidentalText or images of text that are part of an inactive user interface component, that are pure decoration,…

Understanding SC 1.4.4 Resize Text
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Understanding 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…