Any content that animates creates a barrier for people with disabilities.
Why Is This Important?
The people most likely impacted are users who have certain kinds of attention deficit disorders and keyboard users. They can lose their place on the website in case the content they are interacting with animates out of sight.
Checking for Basic WCAG Requirements
- If animated content exists, can it be stopped from animating?
- Once the animation is stopped, can the user still navigate all the content.
- Do not use animation by default.
- If you want to switch on animation automatically, respect the user’s