Quick Tip: Responsive Design Support Accessibility
Zooming a web page can trigger tablet and phone responsive breakpoints, if they are defined. WCAG 2.1 (which is still in draft form) has a new success criterion for supporting reflow of web content when zoomed. This behavior can provide content that is optimized for low vision users – it will be enlarged on their screen while minimizing horizontal scrolling. Do, however, keep in mind that users may experience a tablet or phone view of your page while on a desktop or laptop computer. This necessitates that these responsive presentations of the page work with a keyboard and support other aspects of accessibility.
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