Accessible Design Cheat Sheet

The go-to reference sheet for WCAG rules when designing and developing online content.

Button Target Size

How big does a button need to be in order to be accessible?

24 x 24

The size should be at least 24 by 24 pixels, except when:

  • Spacing: target offset is at least 24px to every adjacent target
  • Inline: target is in a sentence or block of text
  • Legal: a particular presentation of the target is legally required
  • Essential: a particular presentation of the target is essential to the information being conveyed

Success Criterion 2.5.8: Target Size

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