WCAG 2.2 is in the final stage before it becomes an official W3C Recommendation and succeeds WCAG 2.1. In this week’s blog, let’s look at what’s been updated in WCAG 2.2 ahead of its proposed publication in October.
Reflow is a level AA success criterion in the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG). It allows users to view web content on smaller screens or browser sizes without needing to scroll in more than one direction.
Focus Visible is a level AA success criterion in the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines. It requires a visible focus indicator on any user interface that is keyboard operable.
Name, Role, Value is a level A success criterion under the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.1. It requires all user interface components that are visible to the user to have a name or label that describes their purpose or function.
According to the World Wide Web Consortium, the intent of Web Content Accessibility Guideline 3.1 is to allow text content to be read and understood by users.
One of the Level AAA Success Criteria of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) states that the target for pointer inputs like buttons, links, and other clickable elements should be at least 44 by 44 CSS pixels in size.
PDFs are considered universal documents: regardless of what software or device someone is using, they will be able to open a PDF file. But this doesn’t mean they will be able to read the PDF if the necessary accessibility features are missing.