Accessibility Checkpoint WCAG 2 F40 and Section 508 1194.22 (p)

Description

Do not use META REFRESH with a non-zero timeout to automatically refresh the page, since it causes an unexpected interruption for screen reader users.

Help

If you cannot avoid using META REFRESH, change the refresh time to zero, since the redirect is instant and will not be perceived as a change of context.

Applicable Standards

Note: Section 508 checkpoints (a) through (k) are equivalent to WCAG 1 level A checkpoints.

Change history

This page describes a web site issue detected by SortSite Desktop and OnDemand Suite.

Rule ID: AccWcag1-7.5.1