Understanding SC 1.4.3 – Contrast Minimum

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,…

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 SC 1.4.4 Resize Text

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…

WCAG 2.1 is a W3C Recommendation

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…

Understanding SC 1.4.5 Image of text

Understanding 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…