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Re: Font Icons with title / aria-label fail 1.3.1?


From: Patrick H. Lauke
Date: May 21, 2017 4:25AM

On 21/05/2017 10:59, Sonja Weckenmann wrote:
> Hallo,
> I think, Font Icons with title or aria-label meet Success Criterion
> 1.1.1. (even though it might be better to have a HTML text alternative
> that is offscreen positioned), right?
> I'm wondering if 1.3.1 fails when theres only a title or aria-label.
> - relating to the Test in "F87: Failure of Success Criterion 1.3.1 due
> to inserting non-decorative content by using :before and :after
> pseudo-elements and the 'content' property in CSS".
> It seems to me very strict.
> How would you rate?

No, because the actual alternative content isn't inserted using the CSS,
but already present in the HTML. You're not generating the
title/aria-label/whatever via :before/:after

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