Oracle Accessibility Conformance Report

VPAT® Version 2.3 - April 2019

Name of Product:

Oracle ATG Web Commerce Merchandising 11.3.2 (Updated)

Product Description:

Oracle ATG Web Commerce Merchandising is an application that allows a retailer's business users to manage the product catalogs, web content (for example, articles and images), promotions, and sites that the retailer presents to online shoppers. The application includes tools for displaying content to shoppers conditionally, managing prices, working in projects, controlling business user access, and managing shopper profiles. The application's user interfaces (UIs) are accessed through a web-based UI framework called the Business Control Center (BCC).

Date:

02-Oct-2019

Contact Information:

accessible_ww@oracle.com

Notes:

This VPAT does not cover how content is rendered or otherwise presented on the customer's website, because the product does not define or control this. The one exception is that the product provides a rich text editor that allows the customer to create rich text to be displayed on their website. This VPAT does cover the rich text created by that editor.

Dependent Products


This product interacts with or is built with the other Oracle products listedin this section. Click below to view information about the accessibility ofthese dependent products. Products listed are the versions available at thetime of publication of this document; newer documents may be available that supersedethese versions.

Evaluation Methods Used:

Oracle's policy is to design, develop and test both products and documentation to be accessible. The recommended styles of testing for accessibility include: (i) algorithmic automated tests, (ii) human judgement tests such as tool-assisted tests, visual inspection and manual operation, and (iii) testing with assistive technology by people with and without disabilities. Additional information about Oracle's accessibility program is available on http://www.oracle.com/corporate/accessibility/index.html

Accessibility Standards/Guidelines

This report covers the degree of conformance for the following accessibility standard/guideline:

Standard/GuidelineIncluded In Report
Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.1Level A - Yes
Level AA - Yes
Level AAA - No
Revised Section 508 standards published January 18, 2017 and corrected January 22, 2018Yes

Terms

The terms used in the Conformance Level information are defined as follows:

Supports
The functionality of the product has at least one method that meets the criteria without known defects or meets with equivalent facilitation.
Partially Supports
Some functionality of the product does not meet the criteria.
Does Not Support
Majority of functionality of the product does not meet the criteria.
Not Applicable
The criteria are not relevant to the product.

WCAG 2.1 Report

Table 1 also documents conformance with:

  • Section 508: Chapter 5 - 501.1 Scope, 504.2 Content Creation or Editing, and Chapter 6 - 602.3 Electronic Support Documentation

Note: When reporting on conformance with the WCAG 2.1 Success Criteria, they are scoped for full pages, complete processes, and accessibility-supported ways of using technology as documented in the WCAG 2.1 Conformance Requirements.

Table 1: WCAG Conformance Criteria

Criteria
Conformance Level
Remarks and Explanations
1.1.1 Non-text Content (Level A)Supports

The product was tested for: 

  • Images that convey information have meaningful alternative text using the ALT attribute
  • Images that are decorative are marked up using ALT=”” or CSS background images
  • Information shown in complex images such as charts is also available in an alternative textual form (e.g. a data table)
  • Pages, pop ups, modals, and applets have meaningful and unique titles
  • Controls have an associated name
  • Non-text characters are not used or have meaningful alternative text
  • CAPTCHAs are not used
  • The product does not present time-based media
1.2.1 Audio-only and Video-only (Prerecorded) (Level A)Not ApplicableThe product has no multimedia.
1.2.2 Captions (Prerecorded) (Level A)Not ApplicableThe product has no multimedia.
1.2.3 Audio Description or Media Alternative (Prerecorded) (Level A)Not ApplicableThe product has no multimedia.
1.2.4 Captions (Live) (Level AA)Not ApplicableThe product has no multimedia.
1.2.5 Audio Description (Prerecorded) (Level AA)Not ApplicableThe product has no multimedia.
1.3.1 Info and Relationships (Level A)Partially Supports

The product was tested for:

  • User interface component labels are associated with the fields they are labeling
  • Headings are encoded with HTML heading tags
  • List markup is used for marking up lists
  • Table markup is used for marking up data tables, including row and column headers and table captions/summaries where appropriate
  • Data tables specify SUMMARY or CAPTION
  • Layout tables use appropriate markup
  • Sections of content have meaningful headers, and their structure and hierarchy are meaningful
  • Groups of components are marked up with their description
  • Style sheets are used only to change the layout and presentation on the screen

Exceptions:

  • In the product documentation, the row headers on tables must be more meaningful. (26934986)
1.3.2 Meaningful Sequence(Level A)Supports

The product was tested for:

  • The sequence of elements in the DOM matches a logical reading sequence
1.3.3 Sensory Characteristics(Level A)Supports

The product was tested for:

  • Instructions provided do not refer to things solely based on their sensory characteristics such as shape, size, visual location, orientation, color, or sound
  • Instructions provided which refer to graphics included a reference to the text alternative of the graphic
1.3.4 Orientation (Level AA)Not SupportedThis product has not yet been evaluated for this criteria
1.3.5 Identify Input Purpose (Level AA)Not SupportedThis product has not yet been evaluated for this criteria
1.4.1 Use of Color(Level A)Supports

The product was tested for:

  • Information conveyed by color is available in alternative formats, such as shape, text, font weight
  • Information conveyed by color has a contrast ratio of at least 3:1
1.4.2 Audio Control(Level A)Not ApplicableThe product has no multimedia.
1.4.3 Contrast (Minimum) (Level AA)Supports

The product was tested for:

  • Large-scale text and images of large-scale text have a contrast ratio of at least 3:1
  • Other text and images of text have a contrast ratio of at least 4.5:1
1.4.4 Resize text(Level AA)Supports

The product was tested for:

  • Text can be resized up to 200% without loss of content or functionality
1.4.5 Images of Text(Level AA)Supports

The product was tested for:

  • Images of text are not used
1.4.10 Reflow (Level AA)Not SupportedThis product has not yet been evaluated for this criteria
1.4.11 Non-text Contrast (Level AA)Not SupportedThis product has not yet been evaluated for this criteria
1.4.12 Text Spacing (Level AA)Not SupportedThis product has not yet been evaluated for this criteria
1.4.13 Content on Hover or Focus (Level AA)Not SupportedThis product has not yet been evaluated for this criteria
2.1.1 Keyboard(Level A)Partially Supports

The product was tested for:

  • Ability to perform functions from the keyboard only, and without requiring specific timings for individual keystrokes
  • Proper operation of unique keystrokes and access keys, including those listed in the product documentation
  • The ability to use the product with OS keyboard aids: StickyKeys and FilterKeys (feature names may be different on different platforms)

Exceptions:

  • In the Site Administration UI, if the left-hand navigation extends to more than one page, then a keyboard user cannot return focus to the navigation tree after selecting a site. The workaround is to close and reopen the dialog for selecting a site, and deselect the previously selected site. (27296684)
  • With the Firefox browser, keyboard navigation does not work correctly within the "Preview As" dialog. The Shift-Tab and Esc keys do work, so this is not a keyboard trap. A workaround is to use the Chrome or Internet Explorer browser. (27121683)
2.1.2 No Keyboard Trap (Level A)Supports

The product was tested for:

  • Movement of focus through the controls on the page only using the keyboard, with no "keyboard trap" that prevents focus from moving away from any control
2.1.4 Character Key Shortcuts (Level A)Not SupportedThis product has not yet been evaluated for this criteria
2.2.1 Timing Adjustable(Level A)Supports

The product was tested for:

  • Time limits in the product can be extended with at least 20 seconds warning up to 10 times
2.2.2 Pause, Stop, Hide (Level A)Supports

The product was tested for:

  • The product does not present moving, blinking, or scrolling content
2.3.1 Three Flashes or Below Threshold(Level A)Supports

The product was tested for:

  • No portion of the screen flickers or flashes with a frequency between 2 Hz and 55 Hz
2.4.1 Bypass Blocks(Level A)Partially Supports

The product was tested for:

  • The keyboard user can skip the navigation list or tree in the left-hand pane and go right to the editor in the right-hand pane.
  • The only other content that is repeated is the header bar, which contains a small number of options to be traversed.

Exceptions:

  • The product documentation needs a "Skip to Main Content" link. (26934844)
2.4.2 Page Titled(Level A)Supports

The product was tested for:

  • Pages have a meaningful title specified in the TITLE element
2.4.3 Focus Order(Level A)Supports

The product was tested for:

  • Logical movement through the focusable components using only the keyboard, in an order that follows a meaningful sequence
2.4.4 Link Purpose (In Context)(Level A)Supports

The product was tested for:

  • The text of links and their surrounding paragraph, list, or table cell (with marked up table headers), is sufficient to describe their purpose
2.4.5 Multiple Ways(Level AA)Supports

The product was tested for:

  • Pages are fully inter-linked to one another via a top-level menu that is always present
  • Pages contain controls that enable reaching other pages
2.4.6 Headings and Labels(Level AA)Supports

The product was tested for:

  • Headers describe the topic or purpose of the content below them
  • Labels describe the purpose of the associated field
2.4.7 Focus Visible(Level AA)Supports

The product was tested for:

  • Visual indication of the location of the focus
2.5.1 Pointer Gestures (Level A)Not SupportedThis product has not yet been evaluated for this criteria
2.5.2 Pointer Cancellation (Level A)Not SupportedThis product has not yet been evaluated for this criteria
2.5.3 Label in Name (Level A)Not SupportedThis product has not yet been evaluated for this criteria
2.5.4 Motion Actuation (Level A)Not SupportedThis product has not yet been evaluated for this criteria
3.1.1 Language of Page(Level A)Supports

The product was tested for:

  • Pages have properly set lang attributes
3.1.2 Language of Parts(Level AA)Supports

The product was tested for:

  • Proper use of lang attribute for text passages that are in a different language than that of the page
3.2.1 On Focus(Level A)Supports

The product was tested for:

  • When an element receives focus, it does not result in a substantial change to the page, an additional change of keyboard focus, or the spawning of a pop-up window
3.2.2 On Input(Level A)Supports

The product was tested for:

  • Changes in the value of user interface components does not result in a substantial change to the page, an additional change of keyboard focus, or the spawning of a pop-up window
  • In circumstances where changing the value of the components causes a substantial change to the page, an additional change of keyboard focus, or the spawning of a pop-up window, warning is given prior to the user interacting with those user-interface components
3.2.3 Consistent Navigation(Level AA)Supports

The product was tested for: 

  • Navigation mechanisms that are used in a group of pages are used consistently, with navigation elements appearing in the same relative order on the various pages.
3.2.4 Consistent Identification(Level AA)Supports

The product was tested for:

  • Images and controls are used and identified consistently throughout the product
3.3.1 Error Identification(Level A)Supports

The product was tested for:

  • When input errors are detected, they are described to the user in text, including identifying the item where the error occurred
3.3.2 Labels or Instructions (Level A)Supports

The product was tested for:

  • Labels or instructions are provided when the product requires user input
3.3.3 Error Suggestion (Level AA)Supports

The product was tested for:

  • Where suggestions for fixing an input error are known, they are provided to the user
3.3.4 Error Prevention (Legal, Financial, Data)(Level AA)Supports

The product was tested for:

  • Submissions can be reversed by the user
  • Data is checked for input errors with an opportunity for the user to correct them
  • Data can be reviewed, corrected, and confirmed by the user before they are finalized
4.1.1 Parsing(Level A)Partially Supports

The product was tested for:

  • Elements in HTML content have complete start and end tags, are properly nested, do not contain duplicate attributes, and have unique IDs
  • Pages validate to the HTML specification

Exceptions:

  • Duplicate IDs are found on product documentation pages. (26324715)
4.1.2 Name, Role, Value (Level A)Supports

 The product was tested for:

  • HTML controls have a programmatically associated name, derived from the appropriate HTML elements and attributes including LABEL, TITLE, SUMMARY, CAPTION, etc.
  • Additional state information is programmatically exposed for HTML controls, such as whether a field is ‘required’.
  • Custom controls have appropriate roles specified using the role attribute
  • Custom controls have appropriate state and property information conveyed using the relevant WAI-ARIA or HTML5 attributes
  • Custom controls have a meaningful programmatically exposed name
  • Frames have a meaningful title specified in the title attribute
4.1.3 Status Messages (Level AA)Not SupportedThis product has not yet been evaluated for this criteria

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2018 Section 508 Report

Chapter 3: Functional Performance Criteria (FPC)

Criteria
Conformance Level
Remarks and Explanations
302.1 Without VisionNot ApplicableThe product does not rely on equivalent functionality, and all aspects are addressed by the technical standards.
302.2 With Limited VisionNot ApplicableThe product does not rely on equivalent functionality, and all aspects are addressed by the technical standards.
302.3 Without Perception of ColorNot ApplicableThe product does not rely on equivalent functionality, and all aspects are addressed by the technical standards.
302.4 Without HearingNot ApplicableThe product does not rely on equivalent functionality, and all aspects are addressed by the technical standards.
302.5 With Limited HearingNot ApplicableThe product does not rely on equivalent functionality, and all aspects are addressed by the technical standards.
302.6 Without SpeechNot ApplicableThe product does not rely on equivalent functionality, and all aspects are addressed by the technical standards.
302.7 With Limited ManipulationNot ApplicableThe product does not rely on equivalent functionality, and all aspects are addressed by the technical standards.
302.8 With Limited Reach and StrengthNot ApplicableThe product does not rely on equivalent functionality, and all aspects are addressed by the technical standards.
302.9 With Limited Language, Cognitive, and Learning AbilitiesNot ApplicableThe product does not rely on equivalent functionality, and all aspects are addressed by the technical standards.

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Chapter 4: Hardware

These criteria are all Not Applicable because the product is not Hardware

Chapter 5: Software

Criteria
Conformance Level
Remarks and Explanations
501.1 Scope - Incorporation of WCAG 2.0 AASupportsSee the responses in the WCAG 2.0 section of this report.
 502 Interoperability with Assistive TechnologyHeading cell - no response requiredHeading cell - no response required
502.2.1 User Control of Accessibility FeaturesNot ApplicableThe product is not a platform or does not have access to platform accessibility features.
502.2.2 No Disruption of Accessibility FeaturesNot ApplicableThe product is designed to be isolated from the underlying platform.
 502.3 Accessibility ServicesHeading cell - no response requiredHeading cell - no response required
502.3.1 Object InformationNot ApplicableThe product is not a platform or does not have access to platform accessibility features.
502.3.2 Modification of Object InformationNot ApplicableThe product is not a platform or does not have access to platform accessibility features.
502.3.3 Row, Column, and HeadersNot ApplicableThe product is not a platform or does not have access to platform accessibility features.
502.3.4 ValuesNot ApplicableThe product is not a platform or does not have access to platform accessibility features.
502.3.5 Modification of ValuesNot ApplicableThe product is not a platform or does not have access to platform accessibility features.
502.3.6 Label RelationshipsNot ApplicableThe product is not a platform or does not have access to platform accessibility features.
502.3.7 Hierarchical RelationshipsNot ApplicableThe product is not a platform or does not have access to platform accessibility features.
502.3.8 TextNot ApplicableThe product is not a platform or does not have access to platform accessibility features.
502.3.9 Modification of TextNot ApplicableThe product is not a platform or does not have access to platform accessibility features.
502.3.10 List of ActionsNot ApplicableThe product is not a platform or does not have access to platform accessibility features.
502.3.11 Actions on ObjectsNot ApplicableThe product is not a platform or does not have access to platform accessibility features.
502.3.12 Focus CursorNot ApplicableThe product is not a platform or does not have access to platform accessibility features.
502.3.13 Modification of Focus CursorNot ApplicableThe product is not a platform or does not have access to platform accessibility features.
502.3.14 Event NotificationNot ApplicableThe product is not a platform or does not have access to platform accessibility features.
502.4 Platform Accessibility FeaturesNot ApplicableThe product is not a platform or does not have access to platform accessibility features.
 503 ApplicationsHeading cell - no response requiredHeading cell - no response required
503.2 User PreferencesNot ApplicableThe product is designed to be isolated from the underlying platform.
503.3 Alternative User InterfacesNot ApplicableThe product does not have assistive technology features.
 503.4 User Controls for Captions and Audio DescriptionHeading cell - no response requiredHeading cell - no response required
503.4.1 Caption ControlsNot ApplicableThe product has no multimedia.
503.4.2 Audio Description ControlsNot ApplicableThe product has no multimedia.
 504 Authoring ToolsHeading cell - no response requiredHeading cell - no response required
504.2 Content Creation or EditingSupports

See WCAG 2.0 section.

504.2.1 Preservation of Information Provided for Accessibility in Format ConversionNot Applicable

The product does not convert file formats.

504.2.2 PDF ExportNot Applicable

The product does not generate PDF exports.

504.3 PromptsPartially Supports

The product documentation encourages customers to create accessible content as follows:

  • It states that the Rich Text Editor allows creation of accessible content.
  • It encourages customers who specify a video for display on their website to provide a soundtrack that is sufficiently descriptive of the visible content to communicate its meaning fully to an end user who is visually impaired. 
  • It encourages customers who specify a video for display on their website to customize the Content Editor to include 1) a field for identifying an associated caption file, 2) a field for identifying an associated text file containing an alternative description of the video, and 3) a field for identifying an associated audio file that describes the video; and to supply these associated files along with any video to be displayed on the site. 
  • It encourages customers who specify an image for display on their website to customize the Content Editor to include an Alt Text field, and provide text that Assistive Technology can read to the user.
  • It encourages customers to test their website content for accessibility.

Exceptions:

  • The out-of-the-box Content Editor must provide a field for Alt text for an image. For a video, it must provide fields identifying 1) a file with text describing the video, 2) an audio file describing the video, and 3) a caption file for a video, to encourage the business user to supply these files when specifying a video to be displayed on their website. (30147256)
504.4 TemplatesNot Applicable

The product does not provide templates.

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Chapter 6: Support Documentation and Services

Criteria
Conformance Level
Remarks and Explanations
 602 Support DocumentationHeading cell - no response requiredHeading cell - no response required
602.2 Accessibility and Compatibility FeaturesSupports

The product was tested for:

  • The Merchandising Guide for Business Users and the Business Control Center User’s Guide contain accessibility chapters explaining how to navigate the user interface using the keyboard. The chapters mention that our rich text editor allows creation of accessible content, and encourage business users to create accessible content and to test their websites for accessibility. The product's compatibility with assistive technology is available out of the box, with no action needed on the user's part. 
602.3 Scope - Incorporation of WCAG 2.0 AASupportsSee the responses in the WCAG 2.0 section of this report.
602.4 Alternate Formats for Non-Electronic Support DocumentationNot Applicable

Product documentation is available in electronic format.

 603 Support ServicesHeading cell - no response requiredHeading cell - no response required
603.2 Information on Accessibility and Compatibility FeaturesSupportsOracle Global Customer Support can provide information about accessibility features of the product.
603.3 Accommodation of Communication NeedsSupportsOracle customers have access to electronic support through My Oracle Support or by calling Oracle Support at 1.800.223.1711. Hearing-impaired customers in the U.S. who wish to speak to an Oracle Support representative may use a telecommunications relay service (TRS). Information about the TRS is available at http://www.fcc.gov/cgb/consumerfacts/trs.html, and a list of telephone numbers is available at https://www.fcc.gov/general/telecommunications-relay-services-directory. International hearing-impaired customers should use the TRS at +1.605.224.1837. An Oracle Support engineer will respond to technical issues according to the standard service request process.

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Oracle Legal Disclaimer

The information above describes this product's ability to support the applicableStandards/Guidelines, subject to Oracle's interpretation of those standards(available at https://www.oracle.com/corporate/accessibility/policy.html#standards-tab) and the remarks in this document. For more information regarding the accessibility status of this product or other Oracle products, see http://www.oracle.com/corporate/accessibility or contact: accessible_ww@oracle.com.

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