WCAG 2.0 AA Compliance Best Practices
The Enterprise's goal is to consistently rate an AA on the WCAG 2.0 accessibility chart.
Captions are provided for all live audio content in synchronized media
Audio description is provided for all pre-recorded video content in synchronized media.
Description must be user-selectable, whether it be audio with descriptions or static text available to describe the content.
Visual contrast on the page must be at least 4.5:1.
Text should be resizable without Assitive Technology up to 200% without loss of content or functionality.
Do not use images to convey visual information that could be repesented with text.
More than one way is available to locate a web page within a site except where the page is the result of or a step in a proccess
Limit the number of links per page
Make links visually distinct.
Highlight search terms.
Headings and Labels
Headings and labels describe topics or purpose.
Any keyboard operable user interface has clear focus indication.
A list of suggested content readability points can be found on the W3 site.
The content should be able to be programmically determined except for proper names, tech terms, and things that have become part of the vernacular of the immediately surrounding text.
Web pages should appear and behave in predictable ways.
Nav items that are repeated across web pages appear in the same place, in the same order.
Components that have the same functionality within a site are identified consistently.
Help users avoid typos/mistakes and provide correction.
Input errors automatically detected are highlighted and corrections are suggested, unless it jeapordizes the security or purpose of content.