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Conformance statement AA-level for SharePoint Server 2013

SharePoint 2013
 

Applies to: SharePoint Server 2013

Topic Last Modified: 2013-12-18

Summary: Conformance statement AA-level for SharePoint Server 2013 in regards to Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0 (http://www.w3.org/TR/WCAG20/).

Guideline 1.2 Time-based Media: Provide alternatives for time-based media.

Criteria Supporting Feature Remarks and Explanations

1.2.4 Captions (Live): Captions are provided for all live audio content in synchronized media.

Not Applicable

1.2.5 Audio Description (Prerecorded): Audio description is provided for all prerecorded video content in synchronized media.

Not Applicable

Guideline 1.4 Distinguishable: Make it easier for users to see and hear content including separating foreground from background.

Criteria Supporting Feature Remarks and Explanations

1.4.3 Contrast (Minimum): The visual presentation of text and images of text has a contrast ratio of at least 4.5:1, except for the following:

  • Large Text

    Large-scale text and images of large-scale text have a contrast ratio of at least 3:1.

  • Incidental

    Text or images of text that are part of an inactive user interface component, that are pure decoration, that are not visible to anyone, or that are part of a picture that contains significant other visual content, have no contrast requirement.

  • Logotypes

    Text that is part of a logo or brand name has no minimum contrast requirement.

Supported

1.4.4 Resize text: Except for captions and images of text, text can be resized without assistive technology up to 200 percent without loss of content or functionality.

Supported

1.4.5 Images of Text: If the technologies being used can achieve the visual presentation, text is used to convey information rather than images of text except for the following:

  • Customizable

    The image of text can be visually customized to the user's requirements.

  • Essential

    A particular presentation of text is essential to the information being conveyed.

Supported

Guideline 2.4 Navigable: Provide ways to help users navigate, find content, and determine where they are.

Criteria Supporting Feature Remarks and Explanations

2.4.5 Multiple Ways: More than one way is available to locate a web page within a set of web pages except where the web page is the result of, or a step in, a process.

Supported

2.4.6 Headings and Labels: Headings and labels describe topic or purpose.

Supported

2.4.7 Focus Visible: Any keyboard operable user interface has a mode of operation where the keyboard focus indicator is visible.

Supported

Guideline 3.1 Readable: Make text content readable and understandable.

Criteria Supporting Feature Remarks and Explanations

3.1.2 Language of Parts: The human language of each passage or phrase in the content can be programmatically determined except for proper names, technical terms, words of indeterminate language, and words or phrases that have become part of the vernacular of the immediately surrounding text.

Supported

Guideline 3.2 Predictable: Make web pages appear and operate in predictable ways.

Criteria Supporting Feature Remarks and Explanations

3.2.3 Consistent Navigation: Navigational mechanisms that are repeated on multiple web pages within a set of web pages occur in the same relative order each time they are repeated, unless a change is initiated by the user.

Supported

3.2.4 Consistent Identification: Components that have the same functionality within a set of web pages are identified consistently.

Supported

Guideline 3.3 Input Assistance: Help users avoid and correct mistakes.

Criteria Supporting Feature Remarks and Explanations

3.3.3 Error Suggestion: If an input error is automatically detected and suggestions for correction are known, then the suggestions are provided to the user, unless it would jeopardize the security or purpose of the content.

Supported

3.3.4 Error Prevention (Legal, Financial, Data): For web pages that cause legal commitments or financial transactions for the user to occur, that modify or delete user-controllable data in data storage systems, or that submit user test responses, at least one of the following is true:

  • Reversible: Submissions are reversible.

  • Checked: Data entered by the user is checked for input errors and the user is provided an opportunity to correct them.

  • Confirmed: A mechanism is available for reviewing, confirming, and correcting information before finalizing the submission.

Supported


Customization of the product voids this conformance statement from Microsoft. Customers may make independent conformance statements if they have conducted due diligence to meet all relevant requirements for their customization.

Please consult with Assistive Technology (AT) vendors for compatibility specifications of specific AT products. AT products that are compatible with all the rely-upon-technologies are expected to be functional with the product.

This document is for informational purposes only. MICROSOFT MAKES NO WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, IN THIS DOCUMENT.

Revised 05/07/2013.

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