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Version: WCAG 2.0+
Number: 3.1.3
Level: AAA
Applicability:
  • Text
Requirement:

A mechanism is available for identifying specific definitions of words or phrases used in an unusual or restricted way, including idioms and jargon.

Guidance:

Purpose

The purpose of this success criterion is to ensure that users with cognitive disabilities can understand specialized terms, including common language used in a specialized way.

How to Meet

Authors should provide a glossary of specialized terms or links to external definitions.

Additional Information

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