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The UI shell React Carbon component has been tested against the latest W3C Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1 Level A and AA success criteria and violations have been identified as high priority issues. This document will be updated when these accessibility issues are resolved.
- Accessible Carbon components should be used to create the content that displays within the UI shell.
- Labels should be clear and concise.
- Titles should be unique and clearly describe the content on the page.
- Avoid very long menu option names to facilitate understandability and perceivability.
- Do not use the same word or phrase at the beginning of a set of menu items.
- Use a unique
idfor each menu item.
- IBM Accessibility Requirements:
- 1.3.1 Info and Relationships (WCAG Success Criteria 1.3.1)
- 1.3.2 Meaningful Sequence (WCAG Success Criteria 1.3.2)
- 2.1.1 Keyboard (WCAG Success Criteria 2.1.1)
- 2.4.3 Focus Order (WCAG Success Criteria 2.4.3)
- 2.4.6 Headings and Labels (WCAG Success Criteria 2.4.6)
- 2.4.7 Focus Visible (WCAG Success Criteria 2.4.7)
- 4.1.2 Name, Role, Value (WCAG Success Criteria 4.1.2)
Automated, manual and screen reader accessibility verification test has been performed on the UI shell React Carbon component. WCAG 2.1 Level A and AA success criteria issues have been identified and the list of open accessibility violations is available in the Carbon component GitHub repository.
- Chrome version 77.0.3865.90
- Dynamic Assessment Plugin (DAP) version 184.108.40.206 - IBM Accessibility WCAG 2.1 Sept. 2019 Ruleset
- Carbon React version 7.7.1
- No violations