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Version: WCAG 2.0+
Number: 2.4.7
Level: A
Applicability:
  • Buttons
  • Controls
  • Inputs
Requirement:

Any keyboard operable user interface has a mode of operation where the keyboard focus indicator is visible.

Guidance:

Purpose

The purpose of this success criterion is to ensure that keyboard users are aware which control they are interacting with in a user interface.

How to Meet

Authors need to ensure that there is a visual indicator for the control that currently has focus. This indicator often takes the form of a border or shading around the control.

Additional Information

The following knowledge base pages provide more information about how to address this success criterion for publishing content: