Element

applet

Error Type

Potential

Guidelines

  • BITV 1.0 (Level 2)
    Guideline GroupLevel 1
    Guideline Subgroup8.1 Make programmatic elements such as scripts and applets directly accessible or compatible with assistive technologies.
  • Section 508
    Guideline GroupM - applets etc. must comply
  • Stanca Act
    Guideline GroupRequirement 16: Script/Object Accessible
  • WCAG 1.0 (Level A)
    Guideline GroupPriority 1
    Guideline Subgroup8.1 Make programmatic elements such as scripts and applets directly accessible or compatible with assistive technologies.
  • WCAG 1.0 (Level AA)
    Guideline GroupPriority 1
    Guideline Subgroup8.1 Make programmatic elements such as scripts and applets directly accessible or compatible with assistive technologies.
  • WCAG 1.0 (Level AAA)
    Guideline GroupPriority 1
    Guideline Subgroup8.1 Make programmatic elements such as scripts and applets directly accessible or compatible with assistive technologies.
  • WCAG 2.0 (Level A)
    Guideline Group2.1 Keyboard Accessible: Make all functionality available from a keyboard.
    Guideline SubgroupSuccess Criteria 2.1.1 Keyboard (A)
  • WCAG 2.0 (Level AA)
    Guideline Group2.1 Keyboard Accessible: Make all functionality available from a keyboard.
    Guideline SubgroupSuccess Criteria 2.1.1 Keyboard (A)

Requirement

applet user interface must be accessible.

Error

applet user interface may not be accessible.

Short Description

This error is generated for all applet elements.

How To Determine

Question Is the user interface for this applet accessible?
PASS applet user interface is accessible.
FAIL applet user interface is not accessible.

Steps To Check

Procedure

1. View the operation of each applet in the document.

Expected Result

1. Each applet user interface must be fully operable by the keyboard.

Failed Result

1. Modify the applet so it can be operated by the keyboard.

Examples

Pass Examples

Does not have an applet element.
<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN""http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd">
<html lang="en">
<head>
<title>OAC Testfile - Check #26 - Negative</title>
</head>
<body>
</body>
</html>

Fail Examples

Contains an applet element.
<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN""http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd">
<html lang="en">
<head>
<title>OAC Testfile - Check #26 - Positive</title>
</head>
<body>
<applet/>
</body>
</html>

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