Page refresh automatically without prior notification

Compliance Data & User Impact

User Impact: Major

60% Complete

Disabilities Affected:

  • blindness
  • deafblindness
  • learning disabilities

WCAG Version:
2

WCAG Levels:

  • A

WCAG Guidelines:

Solution Techniques:

Automated Test Accuracy:
High

uTester Severity:
4

DRRSAG Designations:

  • general

How to Fix the Problem

Cancel the automatic refresh or implement a mechanism for turning off the refresh.

The Algorithm, in Simple Terms

Engine scans for <meta> tag, that includes a refresh attribute

Why Is it Important?

People with physical disabilities often need more time to react, to type and to complete activities. If the page refresh happens automatically, it will be difficult for some users to perform the required action before it occurs.

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