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Re: setting notification


From: tim.harshbarger@deque.com
Date: May 31, 2023 6:51AM

There is not a success criteria that will specifically mention this design pattern.

Instead what you will want to do is apply the WCAG success criteria to how you design and implement these patterns. For example, can the user use all the functionality of these interfaces just using a keyboard? If you create custom controls, do they programmatically convey their role, name, and value information? Is the color contrast of text in the interface sufficient so that the user can easily read the text?

For the most part, WCAG provides guidance on how to design and implement design patterns in a way to ensure they are accessible.

I hope that helps.

-----Original Message-----
From: WebAIM-Forum < <EMAIL REMOVED> > On Behalf Of Francesco Mammetti
Sent: Wednesday, May 31, 2023 4:37 AM
Subject: [WebAIM] setting notification


I'm reaching out to inquire about the WCAG (Web Content Accessibility
Guidelines) regarding the ability for users to customize their notification preferences and channels, such as through email or a bell icon in the header of an application or portal.

I have thoroughly reviewed the WCAG guidelines but have not found specific references to this particular functionality. Therefore, I would like to understand if there is a specific rule that indicates how to enable users to configure notifications and choose their preferred channels of delivery.

If there is no specific rule, can I assume that the ability to customize notifications is primarily considered a matter of user experience and common sense in implementation?

I would greatly appreciate any additional information you can provide on this topic or any specific resources or guidelines that may be helpful in this situation.

Thank you in advance for your time and support.

Best regards, Francesco Mammetti