The Guidelines are the baseline you should not drop below
Dropping below these guidelines will automatically exclude people from fully using the product in one or more ways with the technology or their choice or in certain circumstances. These guidelines are like the bronze medal while the silver, gold and even the platinum medal is achievable
Guidelines categorised as MUST or MUST NOT are best practices that can easily be tested with specific criteria that is not subjective and is technologically possible to achieve with current assistive technology on mobile devices.
Guidelines categorised as SHOULD or SHOULD NOT are less testable but considered core to accessible mobile website and apps.
- MUST: Required
- MUST NOT: Not allowed
- SHOULD: Strongly recommended
- SHOULD NOT: Strongly discouraged