Page Integrity when Zooming
Most browsers allow text and images to be enlarged through a zoom feature or text-resize. This has become more and more useful as web developers appear to be reducing the general size of fonts used which can affect those with visual acuity difficulties and older people. Zooming can improve readability but there are times when it also affects the layout of websites. (W3C WCAG 2.0 1.4).
These techniques may be used to perform the test.
Browser zoom page - Manual check. Most browsers offer zoom with controls such as Ctrl + or Ctrl - to minimise. (Shift+ in Opera)
Criteria for this Test
|Content of site is indecipherable due to layout collapse.|
|Layout collapse impairs readability.|
|Minor layout problems; site is otherwise readable.|
|Layout and readability unaffected when zooming.|