Can WWB be used to an AA certification level ?

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Can WWB be used to an AA certification level ?

Post by alex4orly » Mon Feb 11, 2019 11:46 am

I am asked this question for a new project, it left me wondering....
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Re: Can WWB be used to an AA certification level ?

Post by Pablo » Mon Feb 11, 2019 12:19 pm

I'm sorry, I am not familiar with AA certification level.
How is this related to web design?

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Re: Can WWB be used to an AA certification level ?

Post by BaconFries » Mon Feb 11, 2019 12:40 pm

I may be wrong here but Alex are you referring to compliance for users that may have a disability. My understanding of this it is not the tool or program used but how the developer (You Yourself) implements such requirements in there design for users with disabilities.

If I am wrong then please be more specific as this certification may only apply to Australian Rules and Regulations and a different compliance for other countries such as in the UK.

What the Australian government complies to see links in page.
https://www.australia.gov.au/accessibility

https://www.w3.org/WAI/WCAG1AA-Conformance

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Re: Can WWB be used to an AA certification level ?

Post by alex4orly » Mon Feb 11, 2019 7:24 pm

Yes, that is what is requested - for people with disabilities.
One of the requirements is for visitors to be able to change at runtime - the font size on the page
Can that be done with WWB? How?

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Re: Can WWB be used to an AA certification level ?

Post by BaconFries » Mon Feb 11, 2019 8:03 pm

Can that be done with WWB? How?
There is no standard solution for this as it will require a script. In general if a user needs this then they will use the browsers zoom in/out feature. Or if using a mobile browser then they will use the pinch method. I know this may not meet the requirements but as previously it can be done with either javascript or jquery.
See the following
https://codepen.io/jamesbarnett/pen/LChqb
https://codepen.io/jamcgrath/pen/GgzqqY

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Re: Can WWB be used to an AA certification level ?

Post by alex4orly » Mon Feb 11, 2019 8:19 pm

Thnaks Baconfries,
The 2nd option is what I see as more commonly used

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Re: Can WWB be used to an AA certification level ?

Post by BaconFries » Mon Feb 11, 2019 8:37 pm

Your welcome. Try a 'Google' search on this were I am sure you will find a multitude of references to other solutions that can be used. I would also recommend using the 'alt' on images (mouse over) when you can as this will be used by screen readers giving a vocal description of it, it will even read the tag if the image isnt on the server as it the tag that is read...

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Re: Can WWB be used to an AA certification level ?

Post by alex4orly » Mon Feb 11, 2019 10:06 pm

No idea what is the ALT key over images, how do i do that?
I still have a lot to learn...
Thanks again for holding my hand...

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Re: Can WWB be used to an AA certification level ?

Post by crispy68 » Mon Feb 11, 2019 11:08 pm

What BF is referring to is making sure all your images have alt tag descriptions. The descriptions should be short descriptions of the image.

Not sure if this would help but I have used this to test websites for compliance.
https://wave.webaim.org/

Just type in the web address and it will point out issues it finds.

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Re: Can WWB be used to an AA certification level ?

Post by BaconFries » Mon Feb 11, 2019 11:47 pm

Thanks crispy. Alex see the following url for a example of what I m referring to on the use of the alt tag and it's use.
https://www.w3schools.com/tags/att_img_alt.asp

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