Oracle Accessibility Conformance Report

VPAT® Version 2.3 - April 2019

Name of Product:

Oracle SQL Developer Release 21.2

Product Description:

Oracle SQL Developer is a free integrated development environment that simplifies the development and management of Oracle Database in both traditional and Cloud deployments. SQL Developer offers complete end-to-end development of your PL/SQL applications, a worksheet for running queries and scripts, a DBA console for managing the database, a reports interface, a complete data modeling solution, and a migration platform for moving your 3rd party databases to Oracle.

Date:

19-Apr-2021

Contact Information:

accessible_ww@oracle.com

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 are embedded within standard user interface components and have a meaningful AccessibleName and/or AccessibleDescription
  • Images that are decorative are embedded within standard user interface components and have neither an AccessibleName nor an AccessibleDescription
  • Information shown in complex images such as charts is also available in an alternative textual form (e.g. a data table), or the containers of the complex images are filled with simple image children whose information is exposed via AccessibleName and/or AccessibleDescription
  • Data tables include a summary or caption, programmatically connected with the table as the AccessibleTable's AccessibleSummary
  • Controls have an AccessibleName, or a label control with an AccessibleName has been programmatically associated with it
  • Non-text characters are not used or have meaningful alternative text
  • CAPTCHAs are not used

The documentation was tested for:

  • Images that convey information have meaningful alternative text using ALT
  • Information shown in complex images such as charts is also available in an alternative textual form (e.g. a data table)
  • Titles for Objects and Applets are provided
  • Controls have an associated name
  • Non-text characters are not used or have meaningful alternative text
  • CAPTCHAs are not used
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)Supports

The product was tested for:

  • User interface component labels are associated with the fields they are labeling via the LabelFor and LabeledBy relations
  • Headings are marked as such with a Group relation from the header to the items beneath the header
  • Groups of components are marked as such, with a Group relation from the header of the group to the members of the group
  • Style sheets are used only to change the layout and presentation on the screen
  • Lists are contained within a List component
  • Tables are contained within a Table component, implement the AccessibleTable interface, provide an AccessibleSummary, and contain include row and column headers where appropriate

The documentation 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 summaries where appropriate
  • Data tables specify SUMMARY
  • Layout tables use appropriate markup
  • Groups of components are marked up with their description
  • Style sheets are used only to change the layout and presentation on the screen
1.3.2 Meaningful Sequence(Level A)Supports

The product was tested for:

  • The accessibility hierarchy is logical

The documentation 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

The documentation was tested for:

  • Instructions provided which refer to graphics included a reference to the text alternative of the graphic
1.3.4 Orientation (Level AA)Supports

The product was tested for:

  • Text is displayed in both device orientations without loss of functionality or visibility of the text

The documentation was tested for:

  • Text is displayed in both device orientations without loss of functionality or visibility of the text
1.3.5 Identify Input Purpose (Level AA)Supports

The product was tested for:

  • Text fields which collect information about the user contain the appropriate autocomplete content attribute.

The documentation was tested for:

  • There are no text fields that collect information about the user.
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

The documentation 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

The documentation 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 (and application) resizes up to 200% using the platform's built-in magnifier or zoom feature

The documentation 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 only used when the technology can't create the desired visual presentation, the image can be customized or the particular image is essential

The documentation was tested for:

  • Images of text are not used 
1.4.10 Reflow (Level AA)Supports

The product was tested for:

  • Text information reflows so that only one direction of scrolling is required while at 400% zoom.
  • Content that requires two-dimensional layout only presents scroll bars in the component used to present the two-dimensional content.

The documentation was tested for:

  • Text information reflows so that only one direction of scrolling is required while at 400% zoom.
1.4.11 Non-text Contrast (Level AA)Supports

The product was tested for:

  • Non-text items have a contrast ratio of at least 3:1.

The documentation was tested for:

  • Non-text items have a contrast ratio of at least 3:1.
1.4.12 Text Spacing (Level AA)Supports

The product was tested for:

  • When the following attributes and no others are modified there is no loss in functionality or content:
    • Line height (line spacing) to 1.5 times the font size
    • Spacing following paragraphs to 2 times the font size
    • Letter spacing (tracking) to at 0.12 times the font size
    • Word spacing to 0.16 times the font size

The documentation was tested for:

  • When the following attributes and no others are modified there is no loss in functionality or content:
    • Line height (line spacing) to 1.5 times the font size
    • Spacing following paragraphs to 2 times the font size
    • Letter spacing (tracking) to at 0.12 times the font size
    • Word spacing to 0.16 times the font size
1.4.13 Content on Hover or Focus (Level AA)Supports

The product was tested for:

  • Dismissable -The content can be dismissed without moving the pointer or keyboard focus
  • Hoverable - When pointer hover triggers additional content, the pointer can be moved over the additional content without the additional content disappearing
  • Persistent - The additional content remains visible until the hover or focus trigger is removed, the user dismisses it, or its information is no longer valid.

The documentation was tested for:

  • Hoverable - When pointer hover triggers additional content, the pointer can be moved over the additional content without the additional content disappearing
  • Persistent - The additional content remains visible until the hover or focus trigger is removed, the user dismisses it, or its information is no longer valid.
2.1.1 Keyboard(Level A)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)

The documentation was tested for:

  • Ability to perform functions from the keyboard only, and without requiring specific timings for individual keystrokes
2.1.2 No Keyboard Trap (Level A)Supports

The product was tested for:

  • Movement of focus through each control only using the keyboard, with no "keyboard trap" that prevents focus from moving away from any control

The documentation was tested for:

  • Movement of focus through each control 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)Supports

The product was tested for:

  • Single character keyboard shortcuts are only active when that component has focus.

The documentation was tested for:

  • Single character keyboard shortcuts are only active when that component has focus.
2.2.1 Timing Adjustable(Level A)Supports

The product was tested for:

  • Time limits are not used

The documentation was tested for:

  • Time limits are not used
2.2.2 Pause, Stop, Hide (Level A)Supports

The product was tested for:

  • There is no moving, blinking, or scrolling content

The documentation was tested for:

  • There is no 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 2Hz and 55 Hz

The documentation was tested for:

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

The product was tested for:

  • Oracle non-Web software products, including bundles and suites of software, do not behave as a set of software programs as the term is defined. Therefore this guideline does not apply.

The documentation was tested for:

  • A ‘Skip to Main Content’ link is provided to skip repetitive navigation links at the top of the page.
2.4.2 Page Titled(Level A)Supports

The product was tested for:

  • The name of the software application is meaningful

The documentation 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

The documentation 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

The documentation 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:

  • Oracle non-web software products including bundles, suites of software do not behave as a set of software programs as the term is defined. Therefore this guideline doesn't apply.

The documentation was tested for:

  • Pages are contained in a "site map"
  • Pages can be found using the provided "search" function
  • Pages are in a site table of contents
  • Pages are fully inter-linked to each other
  • Page contains controls that enable reaching all pages
2.4.6 Headings and Labels(Level AA)Supports

The product was tested for:

  • Headers describe the topic or purpose of the content defined below them.
  • Labels describe the purpose of the associated field.

The documentation was tested for:

  • Headers describe the topic or purpose of the content defined 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

The documentation was tested for:

  • Visual indication of the location of the focus
2.5.1 Pointer Gestures (Level A)Supports

The product was tested for:

  • There are no multipoint or path-based gesture actions.

The documentation was tested for:

  • There are no multipoint or path-based gesture actions.
2.5.2 Pointer Cancellation (Level A)Supports

The product was tested for:

  • There are no single pointer operations.

The documentation was tested for:

  • There are no single pointer operations.
2.5.3 Label in Name (Level A)Supports

The product was tested for:

  • User interface components that include text or images of text and have a label, have a name that contains the text that is presented visually.

The documentation was tested for:

  • User interface components that include text or images of text and have a label, have a name that contains the text that is presented visually.
2.5.4 Motion Actuation (Level A)Supports

The product was tested for:

  • There are no functions that require motion of the device.

The documentation was tested for:

  • There are no functions that require motion of the device.
3.1.1 Language of Page(Level A)Supports

The product was tested for:

  • Properly set locale/language

The documentation was tested for:

  • Properly set lang attribute for each page
3.1.2 Language of Parts(Level AA)Supports

The product was tested for:

  • Properly set locale/language for text passages that are in a different language than that of the software

The documentation 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 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

The documentation 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

The documentation 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
3.2.3 Consistent Navigation(Level AA)Supports

The product was tested for:

  • Oracle non-Web software products, including bundles and suites of software, do not behave as a set of software programs as the term is defined. Therefore this guideline does not apply.

The documentation was tested for:

  • There are no navigational mechanisms that are repeated
3.2.4 Consistent Identification(Level AA)Supports

The product was tested for:

  • Images and controls are used and identified consistently throughout the product.

The documentation 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.

The documentation 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

The documentation 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

The documentation 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:

  • 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

The documentation was tested for:

  • 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)Supports

The product was tested for:

  • Markup languages aren't used to generate user interface.

The documentation 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
4.1.2 Name, Role, Value (Level A)Supports

The product was tested for:

  • Event notification of changes to names, states, properties and values is available to assistive technologies

The documentation was tested for:

  • HTML controls have a programmatically associated name, derived from the appropriate HTML elements and attributes including LABEL, TITLE, SUMMARY, CAPTION, etc.
4.1.3 Status Messages (Level AA)Supports

The product was tested for:

  • Status messages have role or properties set so information is conveyed to assistive technology without the component receiving focus.

The documentation was tested for:

  • There are no status messages.

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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 FeaturesSupports

The product was tested for:

  • Does not disrupt platform accessibility features such as Sticky Keys, High Contrast and Large Fonts
 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 PreferencesSupports

The product was tested for:

  • Responds to platform settings for color, contrast, font type, font size, and focus cursor
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 EditingNot ApplicableThe product is not an authoring tool.
504.2.1 Preservation of Information Provided for Accessibility in Format ConversionNot ApplicableThe product is not an authoring tool.
504.2.2 PDF ExportNot ApplicableThe product is not an authoring tool.
504.3 PromptsNot ApplicableThe product is not an authoring tool.
504.4 TemplatesNot ApplicableThe product is not an authoring tool.

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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 documentation was tested for:

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

The documentation was tested for:

  • Documentation is provided in electronic formats.
 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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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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