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Training for Testing HTML for 508 Compliance

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Testing for §1194.22 (p): Timed Response

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Example

In the following image, notice that a warning dialog is displayed prior to the web page session timing out. This dialog includes adequate time for a user to read the dialog and take action. It also includes instructions on what the user should do to avoid the time out as well as a time stamp indicating when the message was initially displayed.

Web page with three-minute time-out alert.

Testing timed responses has several important considerations which you will learn next.

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