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1.4.5 Images of Text [Level AA]


Images of Text:

1.4.5 If the technologies being used can achieve the visual presentation, text is used to convey information rather than images of text except for the following: (Level AA)Understanding Success Criterion 1.4.5

Note: Logotypes (text that is part of a logo or brand name) are considered essential.

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Sufficent Techniques

Advisory Techniques

Advisory Techniques for 1.4.5 - Images of Text
General techniques for non-text content
  1. Identifying informative non-text content (future link)

CSS Techniques
  1. C12: Using percent for font sizes (CSS)

  2. C13: Using named font sizes (CSS)

  3. C14: Using em units for font sizes (CSS)

  4. C8: Using CSS letter-spacing to control spacing within a word (CSS)

  5. C6: Positioning content based on structural markup (CSS)

  6. Avoid applying text styling to text characters within a word (future link)

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