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Accessibility Standard: Section 508 (2017)

Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (amended 29 U.S.C. 794d) requires that US Federal employees with disabilities have access to information comparable to employees without disabilities. The technical requirements for websites were updated in January 2017, to incorporate WCAG 2.0 at level AA by reference.

Rules

This section lists the checkpoints for Section 508 (2017) supported by the current version of the product.

1.1 Text Alternatives

1.1.1 A Non-text Content - 22 rules

1.2 Time Based Media

1.2.1 A Audio-only and Video-only (Prerecorded) - 1 rule

1.2.2 A Captions (Prerecorded) - No rules

1.2.3 A Audio Description or Media Alternative (Prerecorded) - No rules

1.2.4 AA Captions (Live) - No rules

1.2.5 AA Audio Description (Prerecorded) - No rules

1.3 Adaptable

1.3.1 A Info and Relationships - 26 rules

1.3.2 A Meaningful Sequence - 4 rules

1.3.3 A Sensory Characteristics - 1 rule

1.4 Distinguishable

1.4.1 A Use of Color - 3 rules

1.4.2 A Audio Control - 2 rules

1.4.3 AA Contrast (Minimum) - 2 rules

1.4.4 AA Resize Text - 3 rules

1.4.5 AA Images of Text - 1 rule

2.1 Keyboard Accessible

2.1.1 A Keyboard - 14 rules

2.1.2 A No Keyboard Trap - No rules

2.2 Enough Time

2.2.1 A Timing Adjustable - 3 rules

2.2.2 A Pause, Stop, Hide - 7 rules

2.3 Seizures

2.3.1 A Three Flashes or Below Threshold - 1 rule

2.4 Navigable

2.4.1 A Bypass Blocks - 3 rules

2.4.2 A Page Titled - 4 rules

2.4.3 A Focus Order - 1 rule

2.4.4 A Link Purpose (In Context) - 4 rules

2.4.5 AA Multiple Ways - 1 rule

2.4.6 AA Headings and Labels - 4 rules

2.4.7 AA Focus Visible - 2 rules

3.1 Readable

3.1.1 A Language of Page - 1 rule

3.1.2 AA Language of Parts - 1 rule

3.2 Predictable

3.2.1 A On Focus - 2 rules

3.2.2 A On Input - 3 rules

3.2.3 AA Consistent Navigation - No rules

3.2.4 AA Consistent Identification - No rules

3.3 Input Assistance

3.3.1 A Error Identification - No rules

3.3.2 A Labels or Instructions - 2 rules

3.3.3 AA Error Suggestion - No rules

3.3.4 AA Error Prevention (Legal, Financial, Data) - No rules

4.1 Robust

4.1.1 A Parsing - 2 rules

4.1.2 A Name, Role, Value - 16 rules