Categorization of accessibility issues

Modified on: Fri, 8 Oct, 2021 at 4:38 PM

The table below shows accessibility issues categorized by testing methods that the Siteimprove Testing Services team can provide.

For more information on manual and automated testing see, "Do I need both automated and manual accessibility testing?"

Row LabelsAutomatedSemi-automatedManual
A Issues
1.1.1 Non-Text ContentXX 
1.2.1 Audio-only and Video-only (Prerecorded) X 
1.2.2 Captions (Prerecorded) X 
1.2.3 Audio Description or Media Alternative (Prerecorded)XX 
1.3.1 Info and RelationshipsXX 
1.3.2 Meaningful Sequence  X
1.3.3 Sensory Characteristics  X
1.4.1 Use of ColorX  
1.4.2 Audio Control X 
2.1.1 Keyboard  X
2.1.2 No Keyboard Trap  X
2.1.4 Character Key Shortcuts  X
2.2.1 Timing AdjustableXX 
2.2.2 Pause, Stop, Hide  X
2.3.1 Three Flashes or Below Threshold  X
2.4.1 Bypass Blocks  X
2.4.2 Page TitledX  
2.4.3 Focus Order X 
2.4.4 Link Purpose (In Context)XX 
2.5.1 Pointer Gestures  X
2.5.2 Pointer Cancellation  X
2.5.3 Label in Name   X
2.5.4 Motion Actuation  X
3.1.1 Language of PageX  
3.2.1 On Focus  X
3.2.2 On InputX  
3.3.1 Error IdentificationX  
3.3.2 Labels or InstructionsX  
4.1.1 ParsingX  
4.1.2 Name, Role, ValueXX 
AA Issues
1.2.4 Captions (Live) X 
1.2.5 Audio Description (Prerecorded) X 
1.3.4 Orientation  X
1.3.5 Identify Input Purpose  X
1.4.3 Contrast (Minimum)X  
1.4.4 Resize of Text  X
1.4.5 Images of Text X 
1.4.10 Reflow  X
1.4.11 Non-Text Contrast  X
1.4.12 Text Spacing  X
1.4.13 Content on Hover or Focus  X
2.4.5 Multiple WaysX  
2.4.6 Headings and LabelsX  
2.4.7 Focus VisibleX  
3.1.2 Language of PartsX  
3.2.3 Consistent Navigation  X
3.2.4 Consistent Identification  X
3.3.3 Error Suggestions  X
3.3.4 Error Prevention (Legal, Financial, Data)  X
4.1.3 Status Messages  X
AAA Issues
1.2.8 Media Alternative (Prerecorded)XX 
1.3.6 Identify Purpose  X
1.4.6 Contrast (Enhanced)X  
2.2.4 InterruptionsX  
2.2.6 Timeouts   X
2.3.3 Animation from Interactions   X
2.4.10 Section HeadingsXX 
2.4.8 LocationX  
2.4.9 Link Purpose (Link Only)X  
2.5.5 Target Size  X
2.5.6 Concurrent Input Mechanisms  X
3.2.5 Change on RequestX  
1.4.8 Visual Presentation  X
1.4.9 Images of Text (No Exception)  X
2.1.3 Keyboard (No Exception)  X
2.2.3 No Timing  X
2.2.5 Re-authenticating  X
2.3.2 Three Flashes  X
3.1.3 Unusual Words  X
3.1.4 Abbreviations  X
3.1.5 Reading Level  X
3.1.6 Pronunciation  X
3.3.5 Help  X
3.3.6 Error Prevention (All)  X
1.2.6 Sign Language (Prerecorded) X 
1.2.7 Extended Audio Description (Prerecorded) X 
1.2.9 Audio-only (Live) X 
1.4.7 Low or No Background Audio X