If you fail several criteria, buying a new website will likely be cheaper than hiring a developer to troubleshoot what you currently have. View the checklist online below or download a PDF of the checklist to print or view offline. Click here to download a printable checklist Control List Level A Compliance All non-textual content has a textual alternative that serves the same purpose. All time-based media, including audio-only and video-only presentations, have an easily accessible alternative. All pre-recorded synced media has closed captions.
The playback order of any content can be determined programmatically. Content is presented in a logical order, and keyboard navigation follows that order. Instructions do not rely solely on sensory characteristics, such as color, sound, or visual orientation, to individual email list explain how to use website content. Color is never used as the sole means of communicating the presence of prompts, links, or other visual elements. If the audio is programmed to play automatically for more than 3 seconds, a mechanism is available to pause the audio or lower the volume independently of the system volume.
Users can access all functions of a website with a single keyboard. Input fields may not require specific keystroke timing unless the timing of a user's movements is critical to the function of the field. If a component is keyboard-accessible, it must also be possible to exit that component using a keyboard. If it is necessary to have an exit command from a component on the page, it should be a single non-printable key, such as Escape or Tab. Single-letter shortcuts must have at least one of the following features: There must always be a way to disable the shortcut.