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Accessibility Conformance Report. WCAG Edition (Based on VPAT® Version 2.4)

Name of Product/Version:

MyAthens, released 6 May 2020

Report Date:

June 2020

Product Description:

MyAthens is a web portal containing links to e-resources that an institution has subscribed to. Each institution’s administrator can configure the portal with additional panels of information for their users, and users can use the portal to contact their administrator.

Contact Information:

contact@openathens.net 

Notes:

Evaluation Methods Used: Manual checks, MacOS VoiceOver, ChromeVox, SiteImprove (Chrome extension), Axe (Chrome extension)

Applicable Standards/Guidelines

This report covers the degree of conformance for the following accessibility standard/guidelines:

Standard / GuidelineIncluded in report
Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.1

Level A

Level AA

Terms

The terms used in the Conformance Level information are defined as follows:

  • Supports: The functionality of the product has at least one method that meets the criterion without known defects or meets with equivalent facilitation.
  • Partially Supports: Some functionality of the product does not meet the criterion.
  • Does Not Support: The majority of product functionality does not meet the criterion.
  • Not Applicable: The criterion is not relevant to the product.
  • Not Evaluated: The product has not been evaluated against the criterion. This can be used only in WCAG 2.0 Level AAA.

 

WCAG 2.x Report

Note: When reporting on conformance with the WCAG 2.x Success Criteria, they are scoped for full pages, complete processes, and accessibility-supported ways of using technology as documented in the WCAG 2.0 Conformance Requirements.

Table 1: Success Criteria, Level A

CriteriaConformance levelRemarks and explanations

1.1.1 Non-text Content (Level A)

Partially supports

An institution’s administrator could upload additional content that does not meet the criterion. For example, an administrator could upload an image with incorrect alternative text, which is then exposed to that institution’s end users.

1.2.1 Audio-only and Video-only (Prerecorded) (Level A)

Not applicable


1.2.2 Captions (Prerecorded) (Level A)

Not applicable


1.2.3 Audio Description or Media Alternative (Prerecorded) (Level A)

Not applicable


1.3.1 Info and Relationships (Level A)

Partially supports

An institution’s administrator could configure the product in such a way that multiple panels will have identical labels.

1.3.2 Meaningful Sequence (Level A)

Supports


1.3.3 Sensory Characteristics  (Level A)

Supports

 

1.4.1 Use of Color (Level A)

Supports

 

1.4.2 Audio Control (Level A)

Not applicable

 

2.1.1 Keyboard (Level A)

Does not support

 

2.1.2 No Keyboard Trap (Level A)

Supports

 

2.1.4 Character Key Shortcuts (Level A 2.1 only)

Not applicable

 

2.2.1 Timing Adjustable (Level A)

Not applicable

 

2.2.2 Pause, Stop, Hide (Level A)

Not applicable

 

2.3.1 Three Flashes or Below Threshold (Level A)

Supports

 

2.4.1 Bypass Blocks (Level A)

Supports

 

2.4.2 Page Titled (Level A)

Supports

 

2.4.3 Focus Order (Level A)

Supports

 

2.4.4 Link Purpose (In Context) (Level A)

Supports

 

2.5.1 Pointer Gestures (Level A 2.1 only)

Not applicable

 

2.5.2 Pointer Cancellation (Level A 2.1 only)

Supports

 

2.5.3 Label in Name (Level A 2.1 only)

Supports

 

2.5.4 Motion Actuation (Level A 2.1 only)

Not applicable

 

3.1.1 Language of Page (Level A)

Supports

 

3.2.1 On Focus (Level A)

Supports

 

3.2.2 On Input (Level A)

Supports

 

3.3.1 Error Identification (Level A)

Supports

 

3.3.2 Labels or Instructions (Level A)

Supports

 

4.1.1 Parsing (Level A)

Does not support

Hotjar adds an iframe with a bad ‘name’ value. (starts with an underscore). This appears harmless however, and does not affect accessibility.

4.1.2 Name, Role, Value (Level A)

Supports

 

 

Table 2: Success Criteria, Level AA

CriteriaConformance levelRemarks and explanations

1.2.4 Captions (Live) (Level AA)

Not applicable


1.2.5 Audio Description (Prerecorded) (Level AA)

Not applicable


1.3.4 Orientation (Level AA 2.1 only)

Supports

 

1.3.5 Identify Input Purpose (Level AA 2.1 only)

Not applicable

There are no input fields that collect information about the user

1.4.3 Contrast (Minimum) (Level AA)

Supports

 

1.4.4 Resize text (Level AA)

Supports

 

1.4.5 Images of Text (Level AA)

Supports

 

1.4.10 Reflow (Level AA 2.1 only)

Supports

 

1.4.11 Non-text Contrast (Level AA 2.1 only)

Supports

 

1.4.12 Text Spacing (Level AA 2.1 only)

Supports

 

1.4.13 Content on Hover or Focus (Level AA 2.1 only)

Partially supports

Tooltips can be added in custom panels created by administrators. These cannot be dismissed from the keyboard and cannot be hovered without disappearing. Native panels do not contain tooltips.

2.4.5 Multiple Ways (Level AA)

Supports

 

2.4.6 Headings and Labels (Level AA)

Supports

 

2.4.7 Focus Visible (Level AA)

Supports

 

3.1.2 Language of Parts (Level AA)

Supports

 

3.2.3 Consistent Navigation (Level AA)

Supports

 

3.2.4 Consistent Identification (Level AA)

Supports

 

3.3.3 Error Suggestion (Level AA)

Supports

 

3.3.4 Error Prevention (Legal, Financial, Data) (Level AA)

Not applicable

 

4.1.3 Status Messages (Level AA 2.1 only)

Supports

 

 

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