Voluntary Product Accessibility Template (VPAT)

Quottly LMS Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG 2.0) Checklist

Last Updated: 2018-05-04 Name of Product: Quottly

Guideline 1.1 Text Alternatives

Criteria Supporting Features Remarks and Explanations
1.1.1 Non-text Content Supports

All non-text content that requires text alternatives has text alternatives.

Guideline 1.2 Time-Based Media

Criteria Supporting Features Remarks and Explanations
1.2.1 Audio-only and Video-only (Prerecorded) Supports

Pre-recorded audio and video has captions and transcripts available

1.2.2 Captions (Prerecorded) Supports

Captions are avaialble on Quottly's promotional video, the only pre-recorded content present.

1.2.3 Audio Description or Media Alternative (Prerecorded) Supports

A transcript is available for the 'Introduction to Quottly' video.

1.2.4 Captions (Live) Not Applicable No live audio content is provided.
1.2.5 Audio Decription (Prerecorded) Not Applicable

The only pre-recorded video, the 'Introduction to Quottly' video, has no meaningful visual imagery; the existing narration is a sufficient audio description.

Guideline 1.3 Adaptable

Criteria Supporting Features Remarks and Explanations
1.3.1 Info and Relationships Supports
1.3.2 Meaningful Sequence Supports

All content is read by screen readers in the appropriate order.

1.3.3 Sensory Characteristics Supports

All operating instructions are provided in text in addition to being highlighted or emphasized by shape, color, or visual location.

Guideline 1.4 Distinguishable

Criteria Supporting Features Remarks and Explanations
1.4.1 Use of Color Supports

All information is provided in text or by element shape or format; color is only used for highlighting or emphasizing particular features.

1.4.2 Audio Control Not Applicable

No audio plays automatically on any page.

1.4.3 Contrast (Minimum) Supports with Exceptions

The text on the home page which is overlayed on an image may need additional contrast.

1.4.4 Resize Text Supports No actions are taken to prevent the user from re-sizing text; any browser will allow zoom up to 200%.
1.4.5 Images of Text Not Applicable No images of text are used.

Guideline 2.1 Keyboard Accessible

Criteria Supporting Features Remarks and Explanations
2.1.1 Keyboard Supports with exceptions

All parts and featuers of teh site can be navigated by keyboard, without any particular required timings, except for playing the video on the Quottly home page.

The ease of visually distinguishing the currently focused element can and will be improved

2.1.2 No Keyboard Trap Supports

All elements can be moved through using the tab key.

Guideline 2.2 Enough Time

Criteria Supporting Features Remarks and Explanations
2.2.1 Timing Adjustable Not Applicable

No time limits are set.

2.2.2 Pause, Stop, Hide Supports

The only auto-updating information is the 'rotating' text on the home page, which has a pause button available.

Guideline 2.3 Seizures

Criteria Supporting Features Remarks and Explanations
2.3.1 Three Flashes or Below Threshold Supports

No content flashes.

Guideline 2.4 Navigable

Criteria Supporting Features Remarks and Explanations
2.4.1 Bypass Blocks Supports

All pages have a 'skip navigation' link available. The navigation bar is the only repeated content.

2.4.2 Page Titled Supports

All pages have unique, descriptive titles.

2.4.3 Focus Order Supports

All pages can be navigated sequentially; in no cases does the sequence effect meaning; where the sequence effects operation, instructions are always given first.

2.4.4 Link Purpose (In Context) Supports

All links have descriptive titles.

2.4.5 Multiple Ways Supports

All pages that are not part of the student registration process are available both from the navigation bar or footer of each page, and from the site's sitemap.

2.4.6 Headings and Labels (Level AA) Supports

Headings describe topic or purpose.

2.4.7 Focus Visible Supports with Exceptions

The button to open the chat does not indicate that it is focused clearly.

Guideline 3.1 Readable

Criteria Supporting Features Remarks and Explanations
3.1.1 Language of the Page Supports

All pages are labeled with meta tags with language="en".

3.1.2 Language of the Parts Supports

All pages are labeled with meta tags with language="en"; no other languages are present.

Guideline 3.2 Predictable

Criteria Supporting Features Remarks and Explanations
3.2.1 On Focus Supports

No component focus initiates context changes.

3.2.2 On Input Supports

No input changes context except for the search results page (/search) filter controls, which are labeled as automatically updating the results.

3.2.3 Consistent Navigation Supports

The navigation bar and footer links are always present in the same order.

3.2.4 Consistent Identification Supports

All repeated components are identified consistently.

Guideline 3.3 Input Assistance

Criteria Supporting Features Remarks and Explanations
3.3.1 Error Identification Supports
3.3.2 Labels or Instructions Supports

All user inputs have labels, which can also be read by assistive technology.

3.3.3 Error Suggestion Supports

Input fields for which suggestions are possible (i.e. the course search on the home page) have suggestions.

3.3.4 Error Prevention (Legal & Financial Data) Not Applicable

No systems cause irreversible transactions to occur.

Guideline 4.1 Compatible

Criteria Supporting Features Remarks and Explanations
4.1.1 Parsing Supports

All pages are compliant; there are no duplicated ids or improperly nested fields.

4.1.2 Name, Role, Value Supports

All inputs have appropriate names, values, and roles, so as to make their use and operation clear to assistive technology.

Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act

Last Updated: 2018-01-31 Name of Product: Quottly

Section 1194.21 SOFTWARE APPLICATIONS AND OPERATING SYSTEMS - DETAIL

Criteria Supporting Features Remarks and Explanations
(a) When software is designed to run on a system that has a keyboard... Support with Exceptions

All parts and features of the site can be navigated by keyboard, without any particular required timings, except for playing the video on the Quottly home page.

(b) Applications shall not disrupt or disable.. Supports

The application does not disable or attempt to disable any operating system or other features.

(c) A well-defined on-screen indication... Supports with Exceptions

The button to open the chat does not indicate that it is focused correctly.

Focus indications can be made more consistent (some items have focused indicated by a red underline; others by a dotted outline).

(d) Sufficient information about a user interface element including the identity, operation and state of the element shall be available to Assistive Technology. ... Supports

All user interface elements have their identity, role, and operation labeled in such a way as to be available to Assitive Technology.

(e) When bitmap images are used to identify controls... Not Applicable

No bitmap images are used to identify controls (some vector images are used; these are used consistently).

(f) Textual information shall be provided... Not Applicalbe

Quottly is a web application.

(g) Applications shall not override... Supports

The application does not override any user system settings.

(h) When animation is displayed... Not Applicable

No animation is displayed.

(i) Color coding shall not... Supports

All information is conveyed via text or via text additions in addition to via color.

(j) When a product permits... Not Applicable

No color or contrast settings are available.

(k) Software shall not use flashing or blinking text Not Applicable

No flashing or blinking text is present.

(l) When electronic forms are used, the form shall allow people using Assistive Technology to access the information, field elements, ... Supports

All electronic forms in the application have all fields, including datepickers and other enhanced fields, available to Assitive Technology.

Section 1194.22 WEB BASED INTERNET INFORMATION AND APPLICATIONS - DETAIL

Criteria Supporting Features Remarks and Explanations
(a) A text equivalent for every non-text element shall be provided (e.g., via "alt", "longdesc", or in element content). Supports

All n on-text elements with meaning in the application have appropriate tags.

(b) Equivalent alternatives for any multimedia presentation shall be synchronized with the presentation. Supports

The closed capitioning on the 'Welcome to Quottly' video is synchronzied with the video.

(c) Web pages shall be designed so that all information conveyed with color is also available without color, for example from context or markup. Supports

All information is conveyed via text or via text additions in addition to via color.

(d) Documents shall be organized so they are readable without requiring an associated style sheet. Supports

All pages are readable without a style sheet, though some forms of interaction may not be possible.

(e) Redundant text links shall be provided for each active region of a server-side image map. Not Applicable

No image maps are used.

(f) Client-side image maps shall be provided instead of server-side image maps except where the regions cannot be defined with an available geometric shape. Not Applicable

No image maps are used.

(g) Row and column headers shall be identified for data tables. Supports

All tables have explicit headings.

(h) Markup shall be used to associate data cells and header cells for data tables that have two or more logical levels of row or column headers. Supports

All tables have explicit table heading cells.

(i) Frames shall be titled with text that facilitates frame identification and navigation Supports

All embedded frames have appropriate title elements.

(j) Pages shall be designed to avoid causing the screen to flicker with a frequency greater than 2 Hz and lower than 55 Hz. Supports

No flashing or flickering elements are used.

(k) A text-only page, with equivalent information or functionality, shall be provided to make a web site comply with the provisions of this part, when compliance cannot be accomplished in any other way. The content of the text-only page shall be updated whenever the primary page changes. Not Applicable

Compliance can be accomplished other ways; text-only pages are not required.

(l) When pages utilize scripting languages to display content, or to create interface elements, the information provided by the script shall be identified with functional text that can be read by Assistive Technology. Supports

(m) When a web page requires that an applet, plug-in or other application be present on the client system to interpret page content, the page must provide a link to a plug-in or applet that complies with §1194.21(a) through (l). Not Applicable

No additional applets or plug-ins are required.

(n) When electronic forms are designed to be completed on-line, the form shall allow people using Assistive Technology to access the information, field elements, and functionality required for completion and submission of the form, including all directions and cues. Supports

(o) A method shall be provided that permits users to skip repetitive navigation links. Supports

All pages have links that allow skipping of the beginning-of-page navigation.

(p) When a timed response is required, the user shall be alerted and given sufficient time to indicate more time is required. Not Applicable

No timed responses are required.

Section 1194.31 FUNCTIONAL PERFORMANCE CRITERIA

Criteria Supporting Features Remarks and Explanations
(a) When software is designed to run on a system that has a keyboard... Supports

(b) At least one mode of operation and information retrieval that does not require visual acuity greater than 20/70 shall be provided in audio and enlarged print output working together or independently, or support for Assistive Technology used by people who are visually impaired shall be provided. Supports

The application can be zoomed both with or without AT.

(c) At least one mode of operation and information retrieval that does not require user hearing shall be provided, or support for Assistive Technology used by people who are deaf or hard of hearing shall be provided. Supports

Hearing is not required to use the application.

(d) Where audio information is important for the use of a product, at least one mode of operation and information retrieval shall be provided in an enhanced auditory fashion, or support for assistive hearing devices shall be provided. Not Applicable

No audio information is important for use of the application.

(e) At least one mode of operation and information retrieval that does not require user speech shall be provided, or support for Assistive Technology used by people with disabilities shall be provided. Supports

No speech is required to use the application.

(f) At least one mode of operation and information retrieval that does not require fine motor control or simultaneous actions and that is operable with limited reach and strength shall be provided. Supports with Exceptions

The application is operable using a standard keyboard, except for playing the video on the home page.

Section 1194.41 INFORMATION, DOCUMENTATION, and SUPPORT

Criteria Supporting Features Remarks and Explanations
(a) Product support documentation provided to end-users shall be made available in alternate formats upon request, at no additional charge. Supports

Quottly can provide additional documentation in other forms upon request.

(b) End-users shall have access to a description of the accessibility and compatibility features of products in alternate formats or alternate methods upon request, at no additional charge. Supports

Accessibility features are described on www.quottly.com/accessibility.

(c) Support services for products shall accommodate the communication needs of end-users with disabilities. Supports

Support is available via email, SMS, and phone.