Review of 21Classes - Failed to link to website (17/10/2014)

21Classes - Failed to link to website (17/10/2014) Reviewed 10 Aug 2009 · Average score 80%


The forms are accessible and relatively easy to use despite the lack of labels in places. The site is keyboard accessible and the rich text editor easy to use. Zoom levels are good and the majority of the text and contrast levels make reading easy when the template is chosen with care.

Detailed Results

# Test Outcome Notes
1 Login, Signup and Other Forms Accessible 67% Although the labels are missing when it comes to using the screen reader some text forms are read and others fail.
2 Image ALT Attributes 33% Difficult to alt-tag images in the rich text editor unless you can write HTML.
3 Link Target Definitions 100% All links, including images which would otherwise be ambiguous, have titles to uniquely identify them.
4 Frame Titles and Layout 100% No frames or iframes, which can be disorientating for screen-readers, are used in the design.
5 Removal of Stylesheet 100% The page is still understandable and functional when it is viewed as a linear document, with no styles.
6 Audio/Video Features 67% Videos can be uploaded. Captioning has to have been already added to the video but a text transcription can be added to the blog.
7 Video/animations - audio descriptions 67% Audio descriptions can be added to videos before they are uploaded to a blog but they are not part of the service. Text descriptions can be part of the blog.
8 Appropriate use of Tables 100% Tables are not used for the design of this website.
9 Tab Orderings Correct and Logical 100% Tab order is in a logical and consistent top-to-bottom or left-to-right format.
10 Page Functionality with Keyboard 100% The website is fully accessible without the use of a mouse.
11 Accessibility of Text Editors 100% This site uses the TinyMCE editor, which is accessible.
12 Appropriate Feedback with Forms 67% This site often provides suitable feedback.
13 Contrast and Colour Check 33% Some headings impossible to read due to light green on white theme. Theme could be changed, but the default is inadequate.
14 Page Integrity when Zooming 100% The website maintains the layout and usability of all critical areas perfectly when zoomed.
15 Text size, style, blinking elements and Readability 67% The majority of text on the site is size ten, which is readable but may be uncomfortable for some.