Test Case xhtml1_wcag2_20050630_1.1_l1_sc5_001: Text alternatives for video

Formal Metadata

Formal Metadata
TitleText alternatives for video
Description Document containing a video-only object with no associated description.
CreatorBenToWeb (evlach@…)
RightsCopyright BenToWeb 2004-2007

Technologies and Features

Technologies are markup languages or data formats. If the technology is a markup language, “features” refers to elements and attributes.

XHTML ™ 1.0 The Extensible HyperText Markup Language (Second Edition)

XHTML ™ 1.0 The Extensible HyperText Markup Language (Second Edition)

Feature: object (namespace: http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml) .

Technical specification: Generic inclusion: the OBJECT element .

Test Data


The test case is intended to fail as there is no text description of the video-only enclosed in object.

Test Modes

End user.

Test Files

Test file.


xhtml1_wcag2_20050630_1.1_l1_sc5_001 (XML).


“Rules” refer to success criteria in WCAG 2.0, checkpoints in WCAG 1.0 and similar requirements.

Primary Rules

The test case fails the following success criterion at line 10, column 95: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20050630/#text-equiv-live-media.

Functional Outcome

There is no descriptive text alternative for the video

Technical Comment

The object element does not contain any textual element.