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ssistive Technology -- Making Web Pages Accessible Part 4

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Reviewing WCAG Guidelines 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, and 4.1


Other "Making Web Pages Accessible" parts: Part 1, Part 2, Part 4. This page covers Guidelines applicable to the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines third principle: Understanding and fourth principle: Robust. Guidelines and the Success Criteria numbers, titles and levels are "Copyright © 2015 W3C® (MIT, ERCIM, Keio, Beihang). This software or document includes material copied from or derived from Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.0." Consult the W3C document and software notice and license for more detailed licensing information.


Guideline 3.1 Readable


WCAG 2.0 Guideline 3.1


Success Criteria 2.1.1 Keyboard


Summary:  Subject to certain exceptions, all functions must be available through a keyboard (i.e., every function that would normally be performed using a mouse).


Conformance Level:  A


Degree of Difficulty:  Low.


Additional Notes:  None


Consequence of Non-Conformance:  Some users have sufficient difficulty using a mouse to render mouse-only functions unusable for those users.


Validation: Can be validated with AChecker for known and potential problems.


Relevant W3C linksHow to Meet 2.1.1Understanding 2.1.1


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