Add support for CSS prefers-reduced-motion media feature.
New in CSS Media Queries Level 5:
WebKit blog post covering the feature, justification, and examples:
Mike Gifford commented
A bit more on this issue.
There are people who have Visually Induced Motion Sickness who should have the ability to disable motion in their browsers. Having browsers that respect prefers-reduced-motion is critical to being able to design so that we can have interaction for some, but don’t make everyone else need to lie down.
Apple’s brought this in:
Some more background here:
Edge really needs to get on this:
We’re tracking this in Drupal here:
Robert King commented
I support this
Alastair Campbell commented
There is potentially a new WCAG success criteria coming in 2018 about animations/motion:
It would be very handy for developers to 'have their cake and eat it', i.e. have the animations requested by some people, but allow users to turn it off.
James Craig commented