Rule: Images of text

Rule ID Image 8
Conformance Required
Definition When an image is used to represent stylized text, replace the image with text content and use CSS to style text.
Purpose
  • To enable people with visual impairments who require a particular visual presentation of text to be able to adjust the text presentation as needed.
  • Adjustments include the use of a particular font size, foreground and background color, font family, line spacing or alignment.
Conformance Required
WCAG Success Criteria

Success Criterion 1.4.5 Images of Text

Rule Category Images
Rule Scope Element
Techniques
  • Replace the image of text with text content that is styled using Cascading Style Sheets (CSS).
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