Test Case sc1.1.1_l1_033: Alternative text for company logo in alt attribute

Formal Metadata

Formal Metadata
TitleAlternative text for company logo in alt attribute
DescriptionA document with the fictitious Acme corporation logo. The alt attribute of the img element says: "Acme corporation logo".
CreatorBenToWeb (Christophe.Strobbe@…)
RightsCopyright BenToWeb 2005-2007
LanguageEnglish
Date2005-08-31
Statusaccepted QA

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 the text alternative contains the text in the logo.

Test Modes

Accessibility expert.

Test Files

Test file.

TCDL Data

sc1.1.1_l1_033 (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 9, column 60) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20060427/guidelines.html#text-equiv-all.

Functional Outcome

The image has a text description that contains the text of the image.

Technical Comment

The img element has an alt attribute that contains the text of the image.

Secondary Rules

Secondary Rule (WCAG 2.0 - June 2005 Working Draft)

The test case passes (line 9, column 60) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20050630/#text-equiv-informative.

Functional Outcome

The image has a text description that contains the text of the image.

Technical Comment

The img element has an alt attribute that contains the text of the image.

Secondary Rule (WCAG 2.0 - February 2005 Editor's Draft)

The test case passes the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/WAI/GL/WCAG20/WD-WCAG20-20050211/#4.1_use-spec-document-backward-compat-violations.

Functional Outcome

The image has a text description.

Technical Comment

The img element has an alt attribute with appropriate alternative text and therefore the img element is valid.