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2.4.7 Focus Visible (AA)

Understanding 2.4.7 Focus Visible (AA)

It must be easy to tell which element has keyboard focus. This helps sighted keyboard users orient themselves within the page, and confidently interact with it.

Requirements / What to do?

  • Interactive elements like links, buttons, and form fields, have a visible focus indicator.

Common mistakes

  • The browser default focus indicator has not been replaced with something that is easier to see;
  • An indicator has been provided for mouse hover, but not duplicated for keyboard focus.

Useful resources

  • TBC.