Test Case xhtml1_wcag2_20050630_1.1_l1_sc5_004: Text alternatives for audio

Formal Metadata

Formal Metadata
TitleText alternatives for audio
Description Document containing a audio-only object with 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 pass as there is a text description of the audio-only enclosed in object.

Test Modes

End user.

Test Files

Test file.


xhtml1_wcag2_20050630_1.1_l1_sc5_004 (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 a descriptive text alternative for the audio

Technical Comment

The object element contain a textual element.