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  1. Moodle
  2. MDL-35816 Accessibility Review issues (Deque)
  3. MDL-35847

Login error message text presented in red only. An icon is also needed.

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    • Testing Instructions:
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      1. Go to the login page
      2. Enter a username and no password
      3. Click the login button
      4. See the icon appear in the error message
      5. Inspect the icon in a webdev tool like firebug
      6. Make sure the title attrib is absent
      7. Make sure the alt attrib contains "Error" (if using English as your language)
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      Go to the login page Enter a username and no password Click the login button See the icon appear in the error message Inspect the icon in a webdev tool like firebug Make sure the title attrib is absent Make sure the alt attrib contains "Error" (if using English as your language)
    • Affected Branches:
      MOODLE_21_STABLE, MOODLE_22_STABLE, MOODLE_23_STABLE
    • Fixed Branches:
      MOODLE_25_STABLE
    • Pull from Repository:
    • Pull Master Branch:
      wip-MDL-35847-master

      Description

      Issue
      Sensory characteristics - Error messaging for logging in is presented in red only. Some users will not be able to perceive this error message as such based only on the text color. Message should also be supported through another means (ex. An icon before the text).

      Color use - Error messaging for logging in is presented in red only. Some users will not be able to perceive this error message as such based only on the text color. Message should also be supported through another means (ex. An icon before the text).

      Standard Level
      WCAG 2 1.3.3 (A) http://www.w3.org/WAI/WCAG20/quickref/#qr-content-structure-separation-understanding
      WCAG 2 1.4.1 (A) http://www.w3.org/WAI/WCAG20/quickref/#qr-visual-audio-contrast-without-color

      Impact
      Serious

      Example Link
      http://demo.moodle.net/

      Test Steps

      1. Enter teacher username in the user name field
      2. Enter incorrect password
      3. Click the login button
      4. Error message does not say error or have an icon that has an alt text error so a user only has the red color to know it is an error.

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                  Fix Release Date:
                  14/May/13