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Focus state

Any keyboard operable user interface has a mode of operation where the keyboard focus indicator is visible.

Focus states


Short description 

When an interactive element in an interface is focused, it should have a clear visual representation of its focused state. It is essential for navigating with a keyboard. Users who rely on this state may include those who have physical mobility limitations, attention limitations, short term memory limitations, or a power user that uses the keyboard for faster navigation.


Focus visible

The default focus visible for interactive components is a dark border around the element that has a minimum of 2px offset from the interactive element.  

Special use cases

In some use cases, components may need special adjustments in order to meet the requirements and be visually appealing. 


  • A button on an image. Its focus visible outline might not fulfill the contrast ratio between the focus visible outline and the image so an alternate visual indication must be created. 


Checkbox and radio buttons






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At SEB we comply with WCAG Level AA for Focus Visible. All focus states in our application should live up to the success criteria for Focus Visible. 



This focus state pattern has also been created with these techniques in mind: 

  • Use HTML elements that are highlighted by the user agent when they receive focus. 
  • There needs to be a distinct visual change to draw attention to the element. 
  • Focus states need to have at leasta 3:1 contrast ratioagainst the background color. 
  • All interactive elements in the interface need to have a focus state, not only buttons and links.  
  • The thickness of lines used for a focus state are not smaller than 2px. Smaller lines may be technically accessible but will be hard to see. Try using a squint test to see how low vision users might be viewing your site. 

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