- Reduce the time it takes to learn to use the interface.
- Facilitate your users’ understanding of the icons.
- Reduce the risk of error.
- Improve the accessibility of content for people with disabilities.
The target type of each icon-link when it is not accompanied by text content is specified by the
alt attribute of the image and by the
title attribute or
aria-label attribute of the
Find out more:
Check that each navigation or action icon without associated text content has:
- A relevant
altattribute for the
aria-labelattribute relevant to the
Business application and benefits
The rules should be applied to your projects from the design phase through to post-implementation , and they should be understood by all professionals with web and customer experience (CX) responsibilities: from strategy to operations, marketers to project managers, and editorial to technical staff. The benefits of using this ruleset are numerous, including improving customer satisfaction, web performance, and e-commerce, and expanding your client base, while also decreasing your errors and costs.
The objective of these rules and the Opquast community mission is ‘making the web better’ for your customers and for everyone! Opquast rules cover the key major areas of risk that can negatively affect website users such as privacy, ecodesign, accessibility and security.