Heading is IMG with ALT Screen reader compatibility

Last updated: October 16, 2016

Expected Result: works in a screen reader

Actual Result: works in all tested screen readers

Code used for this test:


        <h2><img src='1234.png' alt='Second level alt'></h2>
        <p>Heading 2 content</p>
    

Reliability Trend

This graph shows reliability over time for this code in NVDA, JAWS, WindowEyes and Voiceover. Other screen readers don't have enough historical data yet to plot trends.

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Change History

Last updated: October 16, 2016

Screen readerBrowserModeNotesWhat the user hears
OK NVDA 2016.2FF48Heading Second level alt, graphic heading level 2.
OK NVDA 2016.2IE11Heading Second level alt, graphic heading level 2.
OK NVDA 2015.2FF41Heading Second level alt, graphic heading level 2.
OK NVDA 2015.2IE11Heading Second level alt, graphic heading level 2.
OK NVDA 2014.1FF29Heading Second level alt, graphic heading level 2.
OK NVDA 2014.1IE11Heading Second level alt, graphic heading level 2.
OK NVDA 2012.1FF29Heading Second level alt, graphic heading level 2.
OK NVDA 2012.1IE11Heading Second level alt, graphic heading level 2.
OK JAWS 17.0.2619FF48Heading Second level alt, heading level 2, graphic.
OK JAWS 17.0.2619IE11Heading Second level alt, heading level 2, graphic.
OK JAWS 16.0.4350FF41Heading Second level alt, heading level 2.
OK JAWS 16.0.4350IE11Heading Second level alt, heading level 2.
OK JAWS 15.0.9023FF29Heading Second level alt, heading level 2.
OK JAWS 15.0.9023IE11Heading Second level alt, heading level 2.
OK JAWS 14.0.9002FF29Heading Second level alt, heading level 2.
OK JAWS 14.0.9002IE11Heading Second level alt, heading level 2.
OK JAWS 13.0.852FF29Heading Second level alt, heading level 2.
OK JAWS 13.0.852IE11Heading Second level alt, heading level 2.
OK WindowEyes 9.2IE11Heading Heading 2, second level alt.
OK WindowEyes 8.4IE11Heading Heading 2, second level alt.
OK VoiceOver OSX 10.11Safari 9.1.2Heading Heading level 2, second level alt, image.
OK VoiceOver OSX 10.10Safari 9.0.1Heading Heading level 2, second level alt, image.
OK VoiceOver OSX 10.9Safari 7.0.3Heading Heading level 2, second level alt, image.
OK VoiceOver iOS 9.1Safari iOS 9.1Touch Second level alt, heading level 2, image.
OK VoiceOver iOS 8.4Safari iOS 8.4Touch Second level alt, heading level 2, image.
OK VoiceOver iOS 7.1Safari iOS 7.1Touch Second level alt, heading level 2, image.
OK Dolphin SR 15.05IE11Heading Heading 2, second level alt
OK SaToGo 3.4.96.0IE11Heading Second level alt, heading level 2

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Test notes

All tests were carried out with screen reader factory settings. JAWS in particular has a wide variety of settings controlling exactly what gets spoken.

Screen readers allow users to interact in different modes, and can produce very different results in each mode. The modes used in these tests are:

In the «What the user hears» column: