Accessibility Statement

AccessibleTheme.com, itself, is accessible. AccessibleTheme.com was designed and developed to not only meet but exceed all of the WCAG 2.0 AA success criteria.

Below you will find each success criterion and our comment on each.

Full copyright attribution for each WCAG 2.0 success criterion is provided at the bottom of this page.

1.1.1 Non-text Content: All non-text content that is presented to the user has a text alternative that serves the equivalent purpose, except for the situations listed below. (Level A)

Comment: We have provided text alternatives to all non-text content except where content is decorative. We have followed the Font Awesome best practices guidelines on icon accessibility for icons that add extra decoration and marked these as “aria-hidden=true” (https://fontawesome.com/v4.7.0/accessibility/).

1.2.1 Audio-only and Video-only (Prerecorded): For prerecorded audio-only and prerecorded video-only media, the following are true, except when the audio or video is a media alternative for text and is clearly labeled as such: (Level A)

Comment: We have no audio or video on our website.

1.2.2 Captions (Prerecorded): Captions are provided for all prerecorded audio content in synchronized media, except when the media is a media alternative for text and is clearly labeled as such. (Level A)

Comment: We have no audio or video on our website.

1.2.3 Audio Description or Media Alternative (Prerecorded): An alternative for time-based media or audio description of the prerecorded video content is provided for synchronized media, except when the media is a media alternative for text and is clearly labeled as such. (Level A)

Comment: We have no audio or video on our website.

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

Comment: We have no audio or video on our website.

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

Comment: We have no audio or video on our website.

1.3.1 Info and Relationships: Information, structure, and relationships conveyed through presentation can be programmatically determined or are available in text. (Level A)

Comment: All information and relationships can be programmatically determined.

1.3.2 Meaningful Sequence: When the sequence in which content is presented affects its meaning, a correct reading sequence can be programmatically determined. (Level A)

Comment: All content is presented in a correct reading sequence that can be programtically determined.

1.3.3 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. (Level A)

Comment: No instructions rely solely on sensory characteristics of components.

1.4.1 Use of Color: Color is not used as the only visual means of conveying information, indicating an action, prompting a response, or distinguishing a visual element. (Level A)

Comment: Color is not used as the only visual means of conveying information, indicating an action, prompting a response, or distinguishing a visual element.

1.4.3 Contrast (Minimum): The visual presentation of text and images of text has a contrast ratio of at least 4.5:1. (Level AA)

Comment: All text and images of text has a contrast ratio of at least 4.5:1. The third party payment processor, Stripe’s “Powered by Stripe”, “Terms”, and “Privacy” footer links are gray and do not meet a 4:5:1 color contrast ratio.

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. (Level AA)

Comment: All text can be resized without assistive technology up to 200 percent without loss of content or functionality.

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. (Level AA)

Comment: No images of text are used to convey information.

2.1.1 Keyboard: All functionality of the content is operable through a keyboard interface without requiring specific timings for individual keystrokes, except where the underlying function requires input that depends on the path of the user’s movement and not just the endpoints. (Level A)

Comment: The website is fully operable through a keyboard only.

2.1.2 No Keyboard Trap: If keyboard focus can be moved to a component of the page using a keyboard interface, then focus can be moved away from that component using only a keyboard interface, and, if it requires more than unmodified arrow or tab keys or other standard exit methods, the user is advised of the method for moving focus away. (Level A)

Comment: There are no keyboard traps.

2.2.1 Timing Adjustable: For each time limit that is set by the content, at least one of the following is true: (Level A)

Comment: No time limits exist.

2.2.2 Pause, Stop, Hide: For moving, blinking, scrolling, or auto-updating information, all of the following are true: (Level A)

Comment: No moving, scrolling, or auto-updating information is present.

2.3.1 Three Flashes or Below Threshold: Web pages do not contain anything that flashes more than three times in any one second period, or the flash is below the general flash and red flash thresholds. (Level A)

Comment: No flashing content is present.

2.4.1 Bypass Blocks: A mechanism is available to bypass blocks of content that are repeated on multiple Web pages. (Level A)

Comment: A skip navigation link is available at the top of every page.

2.4.2 Page Titled: Web pages have titles that describe topic or purpose. (Level A)

Comment: Each page is descriptively titled.

2.4.3 Focus Order: If a Web page can be navigated sequentially and the navigation sequences affect meaning or operation, focusable components receive focus in an order that preserves meaning and operability. (Level A)

Comment: All focusable components receive focus in a logical order.

2.4.4 Link Purpose (In Context): The purpose of each link can be determined from the link text alone or from the link text together with its programmatically determined link context, except where the purpose of the link would be ambiguous to users in general. (Level A)

Comment: All links contain descriptive text which relays the purpose of the link.

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. (Level AA)

Comment: There are multiple ways to locate web pages.

2.4.6 Headings and Labels: Headings and labels describe topic or purpose. (Level AA)

Comment: All headings and labels are descriptive.

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

Comment: A focus indicator is present on areas of engagement for keyboard users.

3.1.1 Language of Page: The default human language of each Web page can be programmatically determined. (Level A)

Comment: The default language of English is set for each page.

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. (Level AA)

Comment: Only English is used in website content.

3.2.1 On Focus: When any component receives focus, it does not initiate a change of context. (Level A)

Comment: No interface components are changed because of focus.

3.2.2 On Input: Changing the setting of any user interface component does not automatically cause a change of context unless the user has been advised of the behavior before using the component. (Level A)

Comment: No interface components are changed because of input.

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. (Level AA)

Comment: Navigation is consistent throughout the website.

3.2.4 Consistent Identification: Components that have the same functionality within a set of Web pages are identified consistently. (Level AA)

Comment: Components are consistently identified across the website.

3.3.1 Error Identification: If an input error is automatically detected, the item that is in error is identified and the error is described to the user in text. (Level A)

Comment: Any input errors are identified and described in text.

3.3.2 Labels or Instructions: Labels or instructions are provided when content requires user input. (Level A)

Comment: Labels or instructions are provided when content requires input.

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. (Level AA)

Comment: Suggestions are provided if an error is automatically detected.

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:

  1. Reversible: Submissions are reversible.
  2. Checked: Data entered by the user is checked for input errors and the user is provided an opportunity to correct them.
  3. Confirmed: A mechanism is available for reviewing, confirming, and correcting information before finalizing the submission. (Level AA)

Comment: We use a third party payment processor, Stripe checkout, which satisfies #2, data entered by the user is checked for input errors and the user is provided an opportunity to correct them.

4.1.1 Parsing: In content implemented using markup languages, elements have complete start and end tags, elements are nested according to their specifications, elements do not contain duplicate attributes, and any IDs are unique, except where the specifications allow these features. (Level A)

Comment: We use best practices and standards for markup languages.

4.1.2 Name, Role, Value: For all user interface components (including but not limited to: form elements, links and components generated by scripts), the name and role can be programmatically determined; states, properties, and values that can be set by the user can be programmatically set; and notification of changes to these items is available to user agents, including assistive technologies. (Level A)

Comment: The name, role, states, properties, and values of all custom scripts we have created can be programmatically determined. Stripe’s checkout does not have a legend value for its fieldsets but does incorporate labels before all sets of form fields.

Update: We have added third provider, ZenDesk’s live chat widget to our website. ZenDesk is a leader in live chat accessibility. View the ZenDesk VPAT to see their conformance with WCAG 2.0 AA.

WCAG 2.0 AA attribution

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