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1.1 An image/applet/map/object element should have some descriptive text: an alt or longdesc attribute.


Be sure to provide a text option for each non-text element. This includes:

  • Images
  • Graphical representations of text (including symbols)
  • Image maps (imagemap)
  • Animations (such as animated GIFs)
  • Script applications (applets) and other applications
  • Audio files, video and movie soundtracks, and video and movie clips.


This means, for example, using alternate text (alt text) for images, imagemap, multimedia. For example, for an image:

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