Digital Media Object Rules

Markup

area (HTML4)

a (HTML4)

embed (HTML4)

object (HTML4)

Rules

Rules for Digital Media Object
# Testing Description Implementation
FAE Firefox
Accessibility
Extension
MEDIA.1 Manual Check MEDIA.1

Video and audio objects must have captions and/or text transcripts .

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MEDIA.2 Manual Check MEDIA.2

Video objects must have synchronized text captions.

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MEDIA.3 Manual Check MEDIA.3

Video objects must have audio descriptions if it contains essential visual information that is not discernable from the dialog or audio track.

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MEDIA.4 Manual Check MEDIA.4

Video and audio objects should have controls to pause, play, stop and restart.

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MEDIA.5 Manual Check MEDIA.5

Audio objects and video objects with audio must not automatically play sound when the page is loaded.

Requirement Notes

  • Sounds less than 3 seconds in total duration are exempt from this rule
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