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Label Abbreviations in the Editor Widget

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Overview 

To meet the WCAG 3.1.4 Abbreviations requirement to make page content more accessible to people with disabilities, abbreviations should be labeled using HTML <abbr> and spell out the abbreviation on the first occurrence.

Instructions

  1. Navigate to the page with abbreviated text
  2. Ensure that Live Edit Is On
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  3. Click inside the Editor Widget
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  4. Identify the text that is an abbreviation and highlight on the non-code side
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  5. Select the Abbreviation Tool 
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  6. Click into the Code View
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  7. Ensure that the code reads <abbr> markings to alert users that an abbreviation is being used
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  8. Click the Green Checkmark to exit the editor
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  9. Click Save at the top of the page
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