Making CAPTCHA Accessible
You’re most likely here because you need to make sure the CAPTCHA you use is accessible to people with disabilities.
You might have a specific problem, like:
- whether to use CAPTCHA at all
- how to make the particular CAPTCHA you have to use accessible
- which type of CAPTCHA is the most accessible
- how to provide CAPTCHA in alternative formats
- whether an equally secure solution is available
- how to avoid keyboard traps
- how to provide user instructions in an accessible way
Perhaps you need a comprehensive list of likely issues with CAPTCHA accessibility – and how to address them. Or maybe you just want to ask a direct question and get a clear, expert response.
You’re in the right place.
OzWiki will tell you what you need to know to make CAPTCHA usable by site visitors with disabilities. The CAPTCHA section details 23 accessibility problems and how to address them, demonstrating compliance with 19 WCAG Level A success criteria and four Level AA success criteria.
As a subscriber, you’ll also be able to request further or more detailed information relating to your specific situation.
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OzWiki is an accessible resource that provides best known methods to achieve A & AA level design and interaction for web content in areas such as Audio, Video, Link, Captcha, Maps, Navigation and more. These outlined accessibility errors, examples and solutions help you become 508 compliant by demonstrating associated WCAG 2.0 success criteria and techniques.
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