Rule IMGLINK-1
* See the "best practice rules for links":http://webaccessibility.cita.illinois.edu/nav/link/rules/

Description

Best Practice Type: Reference

Markup

a (HTML4)

img[alt] (HTML4)

area[alt] (HTML4)

Associated Accessibility Guidelines and Standards

Guideline or
Standard
Requirement Priority Test
Type
IITAA 9.1 Ensure that links are understandable out of context. Required Violation
Section 508 1194.22 (a) A text equivalent for every non-text element shall be provided (e.g., via "alt", "longdesc", or in element content). Required Violation
WCAG 1.0 11.1 Use W3C technologies when they are available and appropriate for a task and use the latest versions when supported. Required Violation
WCAG 2.0 2.2.4 Interruptions Required Violation

Examples

Evaluation Techniues

none

Testsuite Tests

none