Rule EVTOVR-1
Every onmouseover event handler that is on a focusable element must have a corresponding onfocus event handler.

Description

Best Practice Type: Pass/Warning

Focusable elements include:

  • a elements with an href and/or tabindex attribute with a value greater than or equal 0.
  • input, select, button, textarea and area elements.

Markup

[onmouseover] (HTML4)

[onmouseout] (HTML4)

Associated Accessibility Guidelines and Standards

Guideline or
Standard
Requirement Priority Test
Type
IITAA 13.2 Ensure that significant interactions can be performed with both keyboard and mouse. Required Violation
Section 508 1194.21 (a) When software is designed to run on a system that has a keyboard, product functions shall be executable from a keyboard where the function itself or the result of performing a function can be discerned textually. Required Violation
WCAG 1.0 9.2 Ensure that any element that has its own interface can be operated in a device-independent manner. Required Violation
WCAG 2.0 2.1.1 Keyboard Required Violation

Examples

Evaluation Techniues

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Testsuite Tests

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