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1.4.5 Images of Text – Level AA

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If the technologies being used can achieve the visual presentation, text is used to convey information rather than images of text except for the following:  

  • Customizable: The image of text can be visually customized to the user’s requirements;
  • Essential: A particular presentation of text is essential to the information being conveyed.

Note: Logotypes (text that is part of a logo or brand name) are considered essential.

Understanding Success Criterion 1.4.5: Images of Text



TestPriorityAutomated test?
Did I ensure that no images I’m using have text in them?HighNone