Text must not be presented as part of an image because it cannot be resized, and it deteriorates in quality when magnified. This means that everyone is able to read and access information presented in text.
Accessibility Requirements for 1.4.5 Images of text (AA)
- Text is not presented as part of an image;
- Text is presented using plain text and styled with CSS.
Common mistakes for 1.4.5 Images of text (AA)
- Images contain text.
Techniques for 1.4.5 Images of text (AA)
- C12: Using percent for font sizes
- C13: Using named font sizes
- C14: Using em units for font sizes
- C8: Using CSS letter-spacing to control spacing within a word
- C6: Positioning content based on structural markup
Your site doesn’t include support for the Accordion Item block. You can try installing the block, convert it to a Custom HTML block, or remove it entirely.
Common Failures for 1.4.5 Images of text (AA)
The following are common mistakes that are considered failures of Success Criterion 1.4.5 by the WCAG Working Group.