The release of WCAG 2.2 introduced two new level A success criteria and four new level AA success criteria.  In this post, I provide a summary of  Success Criteria 2.5.7 Dragging Movements (Level AA).

The aim of this Success Criterion is to eliminate the need for precise dexterity when dragging dynamic elements on a web page. The reality is that not all users can accurately press, hold, and reposition a pointer simultaneously. Users must be able to carry out tasks without having to use a dragging movement. I.e., they can do the same thing just by pointing.

Those individuals who find such precise pointer movements problematic should get the same result as their dexterous colleagues, using just a single pointer.…

Working with non-profits, charities, voluntary and public sector organisations and social enterprises for over 20 years. Jim set up one of the worlds first website accessibility web agencies in the mid 1990s.