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Verification of Russian Internet sites compliance with WCAG standards through usability testing of the interface for visually impaired users
Sinitsyn Pavel Evgenievich

post-graduate student, Department of Informatics, State Social and Humanitarian University

140410, Russia, g. Kolomna, ul. Zelenaya, 30

p.sinitsyn@rambler.ru

Abstract.

The article discusses electronic resources with support for the visually impaired interface, and also analyzes their compliance with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 standard and the user interface for visually impaired users of different levels. The purpose of the article is to check electronic resources for compliance with the information adaptation standard for visually impaired users and to comply with the requirements of the Resolution of the Government of the Russian Federation "On Approval of the State Program of the Russian Federation" Affordable Environment "for 2011-2020." The article considers models and methods for assessing the quality characteristics of the user interface , evaluation criteria for the identification of user groups of the visually impaired user in the user interface groups, and adaptation recommendations for the electron based on the standard WCAG 2.0 The results of usability testing on the criteria for assessing the user interface for visually impaired Internet users were obtained with the help of the results obtained in this article: without a tiflotechnical means, a disabled person with a color perception problem and a visually impaired user have limited access capabilities to the information, the sites of the Russian Internet space correspond to the minimum level of the standard WCAG 2.0.

Keywords: interface evaluation, user's interface, WCAG, hyposeeing user, usability, special interface, WCAG levels, electronic resources adaptation, web accessibility, web content

DOI:

10.7256/2454-0714.2018.1.25346

Article was received:

02-02-2018


Review date:

25-02-2018


Publish date:

21-03-2018


This article written in Russian. You can find full text of article in Russian here .

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