Friday, 19 October, 2018

Questions to answer to satisfy W3C priority 1

All text in quotation marks is directly quoted courtesy of the W3C Web Accessibility Guidelines 1.0 checklist. The numbers in brackets at the end of each point refer to the equivalent numbers in the main guidelines.

In General

Do you "Provide a text equivalent for every non-text element (e.g., via "alt", "longdesc", or in element content). This includes:

  • images,
  • graphical representations of text (including symbols),
  • image map regions,
  • animations (e.g., animated GIFs),
  • applets and programmatic objects,
  • ascii art,
  • frames,
  • scripts,
  • images used as list bullets,
  • spacers,
  • graphical buttons,
  • sounds (played with or without user interaction),
  • stand-alone audio files,
  • audio tracks of video,
  • and video"

(1.1 (opens in new window))

Yes
No
na/a

Do you "Ensure that all information conveyed with color is also is available without color, for example from context or markup."
(2.1 (opens in new window))

Yes
No
n/a

Do you "clearly identify changes in the natural language of a document's text and any text equivalents (e.g., captions)."
(4.1 (opens in new window))

Yes


No
n/a

Do you "Organize documents so they may be read without style sheets. For example, when an HTML document is rendered without associated style sheets, it must still be possible to read the document."
(6.1 (opens in new window))

Yes
No
n/a

Do you "Ensure that equivalents for dynamic content are updated when the dynamic content changes."
(6.2 (opens in new window))

Yes
No
n/a

Do you, "Until user agents allow users to control flickering, avoid causing the screen to flicker."
(7.1 (opens in new window))

Yes
No
n/a

Do you "Use the clearest and simplest language appropriate for a site's content."
(14.1 (opens in new window))

Yes
No
n/a


"if you use images and image maps"

Do you "Provide redundant text links for each active region of a server-side image map."
(1.2 (opens in new window))

Yes
No
n/a

Do you "Provide client-side image maps instead of server-side image maps except where the regions cannot be defined with an available geometric shape."
(9.1 (opens in new window))

Yes
No
n/a


"if you use tables"

Do you, "For data tables, identify row and column headers."
(5.1 (opens in new window))

Yes
No
n/a

Do you, "For data tables that have two or more logical levels of row or column headers, use markup to associate data cells and header cells."
(5.2 (opens in new window))

Yes
> No
n/a


"if you use frames

Do you "Title each frame to facilitate frame identification and navigation."
(12.1 (opens in new window))

Yes
No
#/a


"if you use applets and scripts"

Do you "Ensure that pages are usable when scripts, applets, or other programmatic objects are turned off or not supported. If this is not possible, provide equivalent information on an alternative accessible page."
(6.3 (opens in new window))

Yes
No
n/a


"if you use multimedia"

Do you "Until user agents can automatically read aloud the text equivalent of a visual track, provide an auditory description of the important information of the visual track of a multimedia presentation."
(1.3 (opens in new window))

Yes
No
n/a

Do you "For any time-based multimedia presentation (e.g., a movie or animation), synchronize equivalent alternatives (e.g., captions or auditory descriptions of the visual track) with the presentation."
(1.4 (opens in new window))

Yes
No
n/a


"if all else fails"

Do you, "If, after best efforts, you cannot create an accessible page, provide a link to an alternative page that uses W3C technologies, is accessible, has equivalent information (or functionality), and is updated as often as the inaccessible (original) page."
(11.4 (opens in new window))

Yes
No
n/a


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