Test Case xhtml1_wcag2_20050630_1.1_l1_sc1_007: Alternative text for images: alternative text immediately precedes image

Formal Metadata

Formal Metadata
TitleAlternative text for images: alternative text immediately precedes image
DescriptionA document that contains an img element with an empty alt attribute but with a text alternative above the image.
CreatorBenToWeb (Christophe.Strobbe@…)
RightsCopyright BenToWeb 2004-2007
LanguageEnglish
Date2005-08-25
Statusdraft

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

Technical specification: How to specify alternate text .

Test Data

Purpose

This test case is intended to pass because there is a text alternative that immediately precedes the image.

Test Modes

End user.

Test Files

Test file.

TCDL Data

xhtml1_wcag2_20050630_1.1_l1_sc1_007 (XML).

Rules

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

Primary Rules

The test case passes (line 10, column 79) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20050630/#text-equiv-informative.

Functional Outcome

The image has a text description above it.

Technical Comment

The img element has an empty alt attribute but there is a text description above it.