Users can resize text to 200% without loss of content or function.
Some users with visual impairments need to change the size text to understand it fully.
To help these users, your website should allow for up to a 200% resize without dropping any content or functions. This should be accomplished in a browser and therefore not require any assistive technology.
How to Pass ‘Resize Text’
Users can resize the text content in their web browser up to 200% without loss of meaning or function.
- Images of text (but don’t use images of text because they don’t resize well)
‘Resize Text’ Tips
As all modern browsers allow for changing of text size, a website based on good HTML and CSS should comply.
If your website doesn’t resize correctly to at least 200% in a browser, add a feature that enables users to resize (by CSS) based on three or four predetermined options, including 200%.
Check your website by resizing to 200% in a variety of browsers.
Make sure text doesn’t require the user to scroll horizontally and you fulfil part of Visual Presentation for Level AAA.
- Images of Text
- Visual Presentation
- Images of Text (No Exception)
- Understanding Success Criterion 1.4.4 (W3C)
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