Accessibility Checkpoint Image map without accessible name
area elements must have an
Blind users can’t see pictures, so each
area should have an
alt attribute describing the function of the link, which is read aloud by screen readers.
- ACT-Rules c487ae
- Section 508 (2000) 1194.22 (a)
- WCAG 1.0 1.1
- WCAG 2.0 F65 (Success Criteria: 1.1.1 level A)
- WCAG 2.1 F65 (Success Criteria: 1.1.1 level A)
- Section 508 (2017) F65 (Success Criteria: 1.1.1 level A)
Note: Section 508 (2000) checkpoints (a) through (k) are equivalent to WCAG 1.0 level A checkpoints. Section 508 Refresh (2017) checkpoints are equivalent to WCAG 2.0 level AA checkpoints.
- 5.36 Jan 2020 Changed rule ID from AccWcag1-1.1.2 to AccHtmlAreaNoAlt.
- 5.35 Oct 2019 The
onkeypressevent is now deprecated.
- 5.5 May 2014 Updated to April 2014 version of Techniques for WCAG 2.0.
- 5.3 Sep 2013 Updated to Sept 2013 version of Techniques for WCAG 2.0.
- 3.0 Dec 2008 Now triggers WCAG2 issue.
- 2.0 Dec 2007 Now triggers Section 508 issue.
- 1.0 Feb 2007 Added.
This page describes a web site issue detected by SortSite Desktop and OnDemand Suite.
Rule ID: AccHtmlAreaNoAlt