Friday, 19 October, 2018

Questions for priority 2 of W3C Web Accessibility Guidelines

All text in quotation marks and links within the form are 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 "Ensure that foreground and background color combinations provide sufficient contrast when viewed by someone having color deficits or when viewed on a black and white screen. [Priority 2 for images, Priority 3 for text].
(2.2 (opens in new window))

Yes
No
n/a

Do you, "When an appropriate markup language exists, use markup rather than images to convey information."
(3.1 (opens in new window))

Yes
No
n/a

Do you "Create documents that validate to published formal grammars."
(3.2 (opens in new window))

Yes
No
n/a

Do you "Use style sheets to control layout and presentation."
(3.3 (opens in new window))

Yes
No
n/a

Do you "Use relative rather than absolute units in markup language attribute values and style sheet property values."
(3.4 (opens in new window))

Yes
No
n/a

Do you "Use header elements to convey document structure and use them according to specification."
(3.5 (opens in new window))

Yes
No
n/a

Do you "Mark up lists and list items properly."
(3.6 (opens in new window))

Yes
No
n/a

Do you "Mark up quotations. Do not use quotation markup for formatting effects such as indentation."
(3.7 (opens in new window))

Yes
No
n/a

Do you "Ensure that dynamic content is accessible or provide an alternative presentation or page."
(6.5 (opens in new window))

Yes
No
n/a

Do you "Until user agents allow users to control blinking, avoid causing content to blink (i.e., change presentation at a regular rate, such as turning on and off)."
(7.2 (opens in new window))

Yes
No
n/a

Do you "Until user agents provide the ability to stop the refresh, do not create periodically auto-refreshing pages."
(7.4 (opens in new window))

Yes
No
n/a

Do you "Until user agents provide the ability to stop auto-redirect, do not use markup to redirect pages automatically. Instead, configure the server to perform redirects."
(7.5 (opens in new window))

Yes
No
n/a

Do you "Until user agents allow users to turn off spawned windows, do not cause pop-ups or other windows to appear and do not change the current window without informing the user."
(10.1 (opens in new window))

Yes
No
n/a

Do you "Use W3C technologies when they are available and appropriate for a task and use the latest versions when supported."
(11.1 (opens in new window))

Yes
No
n/a

Do you "Avoid deprecated features of W3C technologies."
(11.2 (opens in new window))

Yes
No
n/a

Do you "Divide large blocks of information into more manageable groups where natural and appropriate."
(12.3 (opens in new window))

Yes
No
n/a

Do you "Clearly identify the target of each link."
(13.1 (opens in new window))

Yes
No
n/a

Do you "Provide metadata to add semantic information to pages and sites."
(13.2 (opens in new window))

Yes
No
n/a

Do you "Provide information about the general layout of a site (e.g., a site map or table of contents)."
(13.3 (opens in new window))

Yes
No
n/a

Do you "Use navigation mechanisms in a consistent manner."
(13.4 (opens in new window))

Yes
No
n/a

"if you use tables"

Do you "not use tables for layout unless the table makes sense when linearized. Otherwise, if the table does not make sense, provide an alternative equivalent (which may be a linearized version)."
(5.3 (opens in new window))

Yes
No
n/a

Do you"If a table is used for layout, do not use any structural markup for the purpose of visual formatting."
(5.4 (opens in new window))

Yes
No
n/a

"if you use frames"

Do you "Describe the purpose of frames and how frames relate to each other if it is not obvious by frame titles alone."
(12.2 (opens in new window))

Yes
No
n/a

"if you use forms"

Do you "Until user agents support explicit associations between labels and form controls, for all form controls with implicitly associated labels, ensure that the label is properly positioned."
(10.2 (opens in new window))

Yes
No
n/a

Do you "Associate labels explicitly with their controls."
(12.4 (opens in new window))

Yes
No
n/a

"if you use applets and scripts"

Do you "For scripts and applets, ensure that event handlers are device-independent."
(6.4 (opens in new window))

Yes
No
n/a

Do you "Until user agents allow users to freeze moving content, avoid movement in pages."
(7.3 (opens in new window))

Yes
No
n/a

Do you "Make programmatic elements such as scripts and applets directly accessible or compatible with assistive technologies [Priority 1 if functionality is important and not presented elsewhere, otherwise Priority 2.]"
(8.1 (opens in new window))

Yes
No
n/a

Do you "Ensure that any element that has its own interface can be operated in a device-independent manner."
(9.2 (opens in new window))

Yes
No
n/a

Do you, "For scripts, specify logical event handlers rather than device-dependent event handlers."
(9.3 (opens in new window))

Yes
No
n/a


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