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Re: query on the alternative map widget


From: suman damera
Date: Aug 25, 2021 9:17PM

Hi Glen and all,
here are my answers

Maps are considered "non-text content" so WCAG 1.1.1 applies, which says

> you must have "a text alternative that serves the equivalent purpose". It
> sounds like you have the facets and the map tied to each other, which is
> good, and the facets might be one form of "text alternative" for the map,
> but it also sounds like the map shows the results. Are those results
> available as a text outside the map? Such as in a table of results?

<<yes, those results available in the form of text>>

> And if the map shows results, if you zoom in or out or pan the map, do the
> results update? If so, you'd need an accessible way to "zoom in or out" to
> get similar results. It doesn't necessarily have to be from the map, but
> the same functionality must exist that is accessible.

<<there is alternative to achieve the same in the facets itself>>

> > > >