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No - seriously - it does.
Google isn't likely to slam you for using X Widget or showing images with Y Plugin etc. It's not that simple.
Instead - it's based on what it can see, and how it see's it. So instead of assuming things are spammy ... think of it like a set of scales. Each bit of "cleverness" you have "may" tilt the scales towards "possibly spammy" etc.
(Note: I said "may" and I mean "may" !!!)
If you have loads of JS/CSS cleverness, and your content isn't overly accessible, it may lead to lower rankings. This could be due to it being seen as spammy, or that it is basically not accessible, and Google cannot figure out what your site is about anyway.
But it shouldn't be a primary concern or problem ... ... because like the good people that you are, you have ensured your site is Accessible - haven't you!
So, lets go over some of the things that are important to start with.
Yes - over the last few years, it may/can attempt to extract URLs from
JS code etc.,
but we shouldn't rely on it.
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Basically - that's how you should be thinking of it.
As per the general idea of Accessibility,
With those three things "off", people (including GoogleBot) should still
be able to see your content and use your site.
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So, here's how you basically test things.
Then load up the page.
Though plain and ugly ... it should still have everything there -
including links, and alternative text that makes sense for images etc.
If not - you have a bit of work to do!
You then go through and do the variants ...
You should be able to see/use your content/site/menu in each and every