meta-viewport

Zooming and scaling must not be disabled

Who might be affected
LV

Description

Users with low vision are often needed to zoom in on the page to read its content efficiently. Locking the page zoom will prevent them from doing so.

Quick Fixes

Remove "user-scalable=no" from the content attribute of the meta[name="viewport"] element.
1 <meta name="viewport"
2 content="width=device-width, initial-scale=1.0" />
3 <meta name="viewport"
4 content="width=device-width, initial-scale=1.0, user-scalable=no" />

How Users Are Affected

Users will not be able to zoom in on the page to read its content and interact properly with its components.

WCAG Success criteria

This issue might cause elements to fail one or more of the following Success criteria:
1.4.4 Resize text (AA)

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