Auto-updating content

Applies to

  • Websites

Overview

Websites sometimes feature content that moves or changes automatically, such as video backgrounds, slideshows, or carousels. These features can be extremely distracting to some users, and a mechanism should be provided that enables users to easily pause the changing content.

Techniques

WCAG 2.1 success criteria

The issues described on this page, and associated Techniques pages, map to the following success criteria in the W3C’s Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1: