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…

Understanding SC 1.2.5 Audio Description (Prerecorded)

Understanding SC 1.2.5 Audio Description (Prerecorded)

1.2.5 Audio Description (Prerecorded): Audio description is provided for all prerecorded video content in synchronized media. (Level AA) The intent of this success criterion is to provide audio descriptions to the videos so as to aid blind & visually impaired users understand the visual aspect of the video content. Videos often contain a lot of…

Understanding SC 1.3.1 Info and Relationship

Understanding SC 1.3.1 Info and Relationship

Information, structure, and relationships conveyed through presentation can beprogrammatically determined or are available in text. (Level A) This success criterion requires that presentation cannot alone show the information, structure and relationship. Also, it stresses that the information, relationship and the presentation must be separated when creating websites. What do we mean by presentation? A large…

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…