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Re: Logos as links questions

From: Shawn Henry <shawn@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 18 Jul 2019 12:40:12 -0500
To: "Davis, Angela (ITS)" <Angela.Davis@its.ny.gov>
Cc: "w3c-wai-eo@w3.org" <w3c-wai-eo@w3.org>
Message-ID: <8db29256-a5dc-b23e-4b06-8308260123b0@w3.org>
Hi Angela,

The place to send your question is the WAI Interest Group (IG) Discussion List.

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Best regards,
~ Shawn
<http://www.w3.org/People/Shawn/>
	



On 7/18/2019 10:19 AM, Davis, Angela (ITS) wrote:
> An application that I am auditing for accessibility issues contains a logo that is a link. The logo is actually text. The link is in the header and is the text version of the logo for the website. When clicked a new tab opens a new page, the homepage for the website. What would be the best way to tell the user that they will be sent to a new page once they click the link?
> 
> Please note the designers of this website do not want to include the opens new window icons, visual text in the link telling the user the link opens in a new window or underlining the text in the link. I think that a pop up containing a redirect message would be the best option for them.
> 
> What I need to know:
> 
> Will the pop up containing the redirect message fulfill WCAG 2.0 Guideline 3.2  Predictable?
> https://www.w3.org/TR/WCAG20-TECHS/G201.html
> 
> Is there any type of exceptions for logo text links in a header?
> 
> If I should email a different group please let me know.
> 
> Thank you,
> 
> Angela
> 
> *Angela Davis*
> 
> Information Technology Specialist 2
> 
> *NYS Office of Information Technology Services*
> 
> Citizen Services Cluster | Application Systems Engineering
> 
> Campus, Building 5,Floor 6
> 
> (518) 474-4953 | Angela.Davis@its.ny.gov <mailto:Angela.Davis@its.ny.gov>
> 
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