|Version:||WCAG 2.1 and up|
If a keyboard shortcut is implemented in content using only letter (including upper- and lower-case letters), punctuation, number, or symbol characters, then at least one of the following is true:
WCAG currently only includes the following undocumented techniques for this success criterion:
The purpose of this success criterion is to ensure that shortcut keys do not interfere with keyboard users' ability to carry out other actions.
How to Meet
Authors should ensure that all shortcut keys consist of at least one non-printing character (e.g., the control or shift keys).
When this is not possible, users must be able to turn off or remap the shortcuts so they do not interfere with other keyboard functionality, or the shortcut must only be active when the interface it controls has focus.
The following knowledge base pages provide more information about how to address this success criterion for publishing content: