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Re: Tiny clickable element: does this fail WCAG2?


From: Chagnon | PubCom
Date: Jul 20, 2015 10:37AM

Coincidentally, Jakob Nielsen's group published today an article about some common UX features in iOS that impair usability. One of those design items was the use of dots to represent different pages, or in your case, different views in the carousel.

Although they focus on usability, a close cousin of accessibility, the article is worth reading:

--Bevi Chagnon

-----Original Message-----
Hi all,

Sorry - another WCAG2 question for you:

I'm auditing a carousel/slideshow that has those little dots for choosing a slide. The dots are quite small, around 5px across. I'm concerned that a user with poor vision or unsteady hands may find it difficult to home in on these dots to click them. Since there's no Previous/Next buttons, and the slideshow doesn't play automatically, this is the only way to move between slides.

Does this fail WCAG2? I really hope so, but I can't find a place to fail it.

Thanks again, Lynn