Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1 is now a W3C Recommendation. This is an evolution of W3C’s accessibility guidance, including expansion of mobile, low vision, and cognitive and learning provisions. It maintains W3C’s accessibility guidance, while maintaining W3C’s standard of implementable, technology neutral, objectively testable and universally applicable accessibility guidance. Publication as a W3C Recommendation […]Continue reading WCAG 2.1 is a W3C Recommendation
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 […]Continue reading Understanding SC 1.4.5 Image of text
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 […]Continue reading Understanding SC 2.1.1 Keyboard
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 […]Continue reading Understanding SC 2.1.2 No Keyboard Trap
Once a friend told me about a site and asked me to sign up to do some course. He told me that “Sign up” was a link that I needed to click to register myself on the site and do the course. I pulled the links list in my screen reader and searched for some […]Continue reading Links VS Buttons: A Perennial Problem
Whenever I say that I make web & mobile Apps accessible for the disability groups, the first question some of the educated developers who understand accessibility ask me is, what browsers you test your APP’s on & which screen readers do you use? This is a very interesting question because, there are a wide variety […]Continue reading Screen Readers & Browsers! Which is the Best Combination for Accessibility Testing?