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…

Understanding SC 2.1.1 Keyboard

Understanding SC 2.1.1 Keyboard

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…

Web Accessibility Podcasts Roundup

Here are some of the Web Accessibility Podcasts from around the web. We tried to collect as many as we can that are relevant & listed them here. Please alert us to any more web accessibility podcasts that need to be added. #A11y Rules Podcast – Conversations around web accessibility 13 Letters – Introducing 13…