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Illinois Information Technology Accessibility Act  Implementation Guidelines for Web-Based Information and Applications 1.0

Guidelines No Guideline Compliance Status & Notes
1.1 Use valid, standard web programming code. Compliant. All pages have the <!DOCTYPE> tag.
1.2 Use appropriate markup to convey document structure. Compliant.  Pages use <h1>, <p> and other markup to describe the document structure.
1.3 Provide meaningful page titles. Compliant.  All pages have meaningful titles.
E.g.
<title>Powerball: Winning Numbers, Results & How To Play | Illinois Lottery</title>
1.4 Use headings to introduce sections and sub-sections, and use them in the correct order. Compliant. This site uses heading (<h1>,<h2> tags) to divide the pages into sections.
1.5 Use lists to identify series of related items, including navigation menus. Compliant. Site menus are build using  <ul> & <li> tags.                             
2.1 Use text to display text, unless formatting that cannot be achieved with CSS is required. Compliant. Except logs and branded content, text content is used to represent to display text.
2.2 Use relative sizes for fonts. In Progress
2.3 Identify the language of text. Compliant. Language attribute are set on all pages Ex: <html lang="en" >,<html lang="es">.
2.4 Use images instead of "ASCII art." Not Applicable. ASCII is not used on this website.
3.1 Do not convey information with color alone. Compliant. Color is not used to convey information on this website.
3.2 Use contrasting foreground and background colors. Compliant. This site uses different colors for background and foreground. Text has a contrast ratio of 3:1.
4.1 Provide appropriate "alternate text" for all images. Compliant. Alt text is set for images used on the site.
4.2 Provide full descriptions for graphs, diagrams, and other meaningful images. Compliant. Graphs and diagrams are not used widely on this website. Meaningful images have full descriptions.
5.1 Provide alternate text for each area in client-side image maps. Not Applicable. Client-side images are not used on this website.
5.2 Use client-side image maps instead of server-side image maps unless areas cannot be defined with available shapes. Not Applicable. Server-side or client-side image maps are not used on this website.
6.1 Do not convey information with sound alone. Not Applicable. Sound is not used to convey information on this website.
6.2 Do not automatically play audio. Not Applicable. No audio is played on this website.
6.3 Provide text transcripts for audio containing speech when it is provided to the public and/or required to be viewed by employees. Not Applicable. No audio is present on this website.
7.1 Provide synchronized captions for all multimedia containing essential auditory information when it is provided to the public and/or required to be viewed by employees. Not compliant. Videos used on this website do not have captions.
7.2 Provide audio descriptions for all multimedia that contains essential visual information when it is provided to the public and/or required to be viewed by employees. Not compliant. The multimedia used on this website does not have captions.
8.1 Provide a means of pausing any moving, blinking, scrolling, or auto-updating information. Not Applicable. This site does not have content that requires pausing.
8.2 Do not include content that flashes faster than 3 times per second. Not Applicable. This site does not have content that flashes.
9.1 Ensure that links are understandable out of context. Compliant. Links are understandable out of context.
9.2 Provide a means of skipping past repetitive navigation links. Compliant. Back to top links are present on long content pages.
9.3 Avoid using small links. Compliant. Small links are not utilized on this website.
9.4 Ensure that same-page links move keyboard focus as well as screen focus. Complaint. Same-page links move keyboard and screen focus.
10.1 Provide labels or titles for all form fields. Compliant. All form fields have accompanying titles.
10.2 Provide legends for groups of form fields. Compliant.  <legend> tag are used to group form fields.
10.3 Ensure that form fields are in a logical tab order. Compliant. Form fields are in logical order.
10.4 Avoid placing non-focusable text between form fields. Compliant. Non-focusable text does not appear between form fields.
10.5 Ensure that text in form fields can be enlarged. Compliant. Text in form fields can be enlarged with zoom.
11.1 Identify a header cell for each column and row in simple data tables. Compliant. All data tables have header cells for columns and rows identified.
11.2 Identify relationships in complex data tables using id and headers attributes. Not Applicable. This site does not have any column and row spanning in tables.
11.3 Provide summary attributes for data tables. Compliant. Summary attributes are included for data tables.
12.1 Provide concise, unique, and understandable titles for frames. Compliant. Iframes include concise titles.
12.2 Avoid using hidden, empty, or non-essential frames. Compliant. Hidden frames are not used on this website.
13.1 Ensure that scripted functions are usable with assistive technologies. Compliant. All information and functionality is accessible.
13.2 Ensure that significant interactions can be performed with both keyboard and mouse. Compliant. All interaction on the website is controlled by using both the keyboard and the mouse.
13.3 Avoid changing focus unexpectedly. Compliant. Focus does not change unexpectedly.
13.4 Avoid changing content unexpectedly. Compliant. Content does not change unexpectedly.
14.1 Use accessible embedded objects whenever possible. Compliant. All essential content and functionality using flash is accessible.
14.2 If an inaccessible embedded object must be used, provide an accessible alternative that includes the same content and functionality. Not Applicable. All embedded objects containing essential content and functionality is accessible.
15.1 Provide natively accessible downloadable documents whenever possible. Compliant. All downloadable documents are natively accessible.
15.2 If a downloadable document cannot be made natively accessible, provide an accessible alternative that includes the same content and functionality. Not Applicable. All downloadable documents are natively accessible.
16.1 Notify users of time limits and provide a means to extend time if possible. Compliant. Timeout warning is displayed when shopping cart is about to expire.
16.2 Do not automatically refresh the current page. Compliant. Web pages are not automatically refreshed.
17.1 When using tables for layout, ensure that reading order is logical. Compliant. All reading order on the website is logical and left to right.
17.2 When using style sheets for layout, ensure that reading order is logical. Compliant. Table data on the website is displayed from left to right and top to bottom.
17.3 Avoid horizontal scrolling. Not Applicable. Pages of this website are not designed wider than the browser window, hence browsers will not display a horizontal scroll bar in the pages.   
18.1 Use separate accessible versions only as a last resort. Not Applicable. This site does not maintain a text-only website.
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