Test Case sc1.1.1_l1_007: Alternative text for images: alternative text immediately precedes image

Formal Metadata

Formal Metadata
TitleAlternative text for images: alternative text immediately precedes image
Description A document that contains an img element with an empty alt attribute. The image itself does not contain text and has an empty alt attribute (the attribute is present, but there is no text or white space between the double quotation marks), but with a text alternative above the image.
CreatorBenToWeb (Christophe.Strobbe@…)
RightsCopyright BenToWeb 2005-2007
LanguageEnglish
Date2005-08-25
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 there is a text alternative that immediately precedes the image.

Test Modes

Accessibility expert.

Test Files

Test file.

TCDL Data

sc1.1.1_l1_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 57) 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 above it.

Technical Comment

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

Secondary Rules

Secondary Rule (WCAG 2.0 - June 2005 Working Draft)

The test case passes (line 10, column 57) 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.