9.2.9: Sensory characteristics

Where ICT is a web page, it shall satisfy WCAG 2.0 Success Criterion 1.3.3 Sensory Characteristics.

WCAG 2.0 success criterion: Sensory characteristics

Instructions provided for understanding and operating content do not rely solely on sensory characteristics of components such as shape, size, visual location, orientation, or sound.

NOTE: For requirements related to colour, refer to WCAG 2.0 Guideline 1.4.

Testing methods

Type of complianceInspection
Pre-conditions
  1. The ICT is a web page.
Procedure
  1. Check that the web page does not fail WCAG 2.0 Success Criterion 1.3.3 Sensory Characteristics [4].
Result Pass: Check 1 is true
Fail: Check 1 is false

Requirement details

Reference number: 9.2.9

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