Understanding SC 1.2.4 Captions (Live)

Understanding SC 1.2.4 Captions (Live)

1.2.4 Captions (Live): Captions are provided for all live audio content in synchronized media. (Level AA) The intent of this success criterion is to provide captions for the live media content. Live media refers to the audio/video content that is relayed/broadcasted live on the internet platform. Live captioning is seen on live news broadcast, live…

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Foresee Your Colors: Tools to Evaluate your design for Color contrast Accessibility

It is a sunny day. The sun is so dazzling in your eyes as you are walking in to your office from lunch. You want to finish up an email so quickly but your eyes are not so obedient to look at the computer screen as it has just entered a contrastive suddenness and they…

Understanding SC 1.3.2 Meaningful Sequence

Understanding SC 1.3.2 Meaningful Sequence

1.3.2 Meaningful Sequence: When the sequence in which content is presented affects its meaning, a correct reading sequence can be programmatically determined. (Level A) This success criterion requires that content presented on the page must be meaningful during navigation to all users. Users navigate content from left to right & assistive technology users such as…

Understanding SC 1.3.3 Sensory Characteristics

Understanding SC 1.3.3 Sensory Characteristics

Instructions provided for understanding and operating content do not rely solely on sensory characteristics of components such as shape, size, visual location, orientation, or sound. (Level A) This success criterion requires that instructions or information to understand or operate the web content do not use only visual or auditory clues. Such clues include shape, size,…

Understanding SC 1.4.1 Use of Color

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

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…