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Accessibility Standard: WCAG 2.1

WCAG 2.1 was published in June 2018, and extends WCAG 2.0 by adding mobile accessibility plus additional success criteria for people with low vision, cognitive and learning disabilities.

Rules

This section lists the 315 rules covering 42 checkpoints for WCAG 2.1 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

1.2.6 AAA Sign Language (Prerecorded) - No rules

1.2.7 AAA Extended Audio Description (Prerecorded) - No rules

1.2.8 AAA Media Alternative (Prerecorded) - No rules

1.2.9 AAA Audio-only (Live) - No rules

1.3 Adaptable

1.3.1 A Info and Relationships - 32 rules

1.3.2 A Meaningful Sequence - 6 rules

1.3.3 A Sensory Characteristics - 1 rule

1.3.4 AA Orientation (new in 2.1) - 1 rule

1.3.5 AA Identify Input Purpose (new in 2.1) - 1 rule

1.3.6 AAA Identify Purpose (new in 2.1) - No rules

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

1.4.6 AAA Contrast (Enhanced) - 2 rules

1.4.7 AAA Low or No Background Audio - No rules

1.4.8 AAA Visual Presentation - 2 rules

1.4.9 AAA Images of Text (No Exception) - 1 rule

1.4.10 AA Reflow (new in 2.1) - No rules

1.4.11 AA Non-Text Contrast (new in 2.1) - No rules

1.4.12 AA Text Spacing (new in 2.1) - No rules

1.4.13 AA Content on Hover or Focus (new in 2.1) - No rules

2.1 Keyboard Accessible

2.1.1 A Keyboard - 14 rules

2.1.2 A No Keyboard Trap - No rules

2.1.3 AAA Keyboard (No Exception) - 14 rules

2.1.4 A Character Key Shortcuts (new in 2.1) - No rules

2.2 Enough Time

2.2.1 A Timing Adjustable - 3 rules

2.2.2 A Pause, Stop, Hide - 8 rules

2.2.3 AAA No Timing - No rules

2.2.4 AAA Interruptions - 2 rules

2.2.5 AAA Re-authenticating - No rules

2.2.6 AAA Timeouts (new in 2.1) - No rules

2.3 Seizures and Physical Reactions

2.3.1 A Three Flashes or Below Threshold - 1 rule

2.3.2 AAA Three Flashes - 1 rule

2.3.3 AAA Animation from Interactions (new in 2.1) - 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

2.4.8 AAA Location - No rules

2.4.9 AAA Link Purpose (Link Only) - 4 rules

2.4.10 AAA Section Headings - 1 rule

2.5 Input Modalities

2.5.1 A Pointer Gestures (new in 2.1) - No rules

2.5.2 A Pointer Cancellation (new in 2.1) - No rules

2.5.3 A Label in Name (new in 2.1) - No rules

2.5.4 A Motion Actuation (new in 2.1) - No rules

2.5.5 AAA Target Size (new in 2.1) - No rules

2.5.6 AAA Concurrent Input Mechanisms (new in 2.1) - No rules

3.1 Readable

3.1.1 A Language of Page - 1 rule

3.1.2 AA Language of Parts - 1 rule

3.1.3 AAA Unusual Words - No rules

3.1.4 AAA Abbreviations - 1 rule

3.1.5 AAA Reading Level - 1 rule

3.1.6 AAA Pronunciation - No rules

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

3.2.5 AAA Change on Request - 8 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

3.3.5 AAA Help - No rules

3.3.6 AAA Error Prevention (All) - No rules

4.1 Robust

4.1.1 A Parsing - 182 rules

4.1.2 A Name, Role, Value - 16 rules

4.1.3 AA Status Messages (new in 2.1) - No rules