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WAS Notes: WCAG 2.4 Navigable

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2.4.1 Bypass Blocks - Level A

There is a mechanism to skip past blocks of content that are repeated on multiple pages.

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2.4.2 Page Titled - Level A

Web pages have useful titles.

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Use the title element with a title that describes the content or purpose of the page.

How to Fail

Use a generic title that doesn’t relate to page contents or omit the title entirely.

2.4.3 Focus Order - Level A

The page can be navigated in a sequential order that preserves meaning and operability.

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2.4.4 Link Purpose (In Context) - Level A

The purpose of each link can be determined through the link text alone or the link text in combination with the surrounding context.

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2.4.5 Multiple Ways - Level AA

There is more than one way to find a page unless it is part of a multi-step process.

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2.4.6 Headings and Labels - Level AA

Headings and labels describe the topic or purpose.

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2.4.7 Focus Visible - Level AA

Keyboard focus indicators are visible.

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2.4.8 Location - Level AAA

Information about the user’s location within a site is available.

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2.4.9 Link Purpose (Link Only) - Level AAA

The purpose of each link can be determined through the link text alone. This is a more strict version of 2.4.4 that does not account for the surrounding context.

How to Fail

Use “click here” or “read more” links that mean nothing on their own.

2.4.10 Section Headings - Level AAA

Section headings are used to organize content. “Heading” is a general term not limited to heading elements like h1 or h2, and it applies more so to writing than interactive components.

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