CSS content: not available to all users Accessibility Checkpoint


Content inserted with CSS is not available to people who turn off style sheets, or use custom styles.


Move the content from CSS to the HTML page so that all users can see it.

Applicable standards

Note: Section 508 Refresh (2017) checkpoints are equivalent to WCAG 2.0 level A and level AA checkpoints.

Change history

  • 6.40 Jan 2021 Improved detection.
  • 5.22 Jul 2016 Fixed false positive on print media.
  • 5.2 May 2013 Don’t fire for content:none.
  • 4.7 Jun 2012 Now triggers Section 508 1194.22 (d).
  • 3.0 Dec 2008 Added.

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

Rule ID: AccWcag2-F87-1