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SC 4.1.1 Parsing - Should it stay or should it go?

By now, many of you have heard that WCAG Success Criteria (SC) 4.1.1, Parsing (Level A) has been removed from WCAG 2.2.

Even though 4.1.1 is no longer a rule per WCAG 2.2, DubBot has not removed that rule from our test bank. We have left the decision to ignore that rule up to you and your organization.

Some of our clients have already asked to have that criterion permanently ignored for their account, and we are happy to assist you with that. There is also a Help document, Removing Accessibility Checks, that you can reference if you would like to ignore the issue on a site-by-site basis or for your entire account. You must be an admin with your organization’s account to make this change. 

And remember. If you do not yet comply with WCAG 2.2 but do comply with WCAG 2.1, consider keeping SC 4.1.1 as an active test criterion, as 4.1.1 is a rule in 2.1.

Maggie Vaughan, CPACC
Content Marketing Practitioner