Accessibility Checkpoint WCAG 2 F65 and Section 508 1194.22 (a)
Figures and images in PDF documents should have non blank ALT text, except for decorative images which should be marked as artifacts.
Each image should have an ALT attribute describing the picture, which screen readers can read aloud. See PDF Techniques for WCAG: Text Alternatives.
- Matterhorn 1.02 13-004
- Section 508 (2000) 1194.22 (a)
- WCAG 1.0 1.1
- WCAG 2.0 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.
- 5.10 Oct 2015 Updated for Matterhorn Protocol 1.02.
- 5.3 Sep 2013 Handle PDF /Artifact tag.
- 4.4 Aug 2011 Ignore decorative images outside PDF text flow.
- 4.0 Jun 2010 Don’t fire on PDF background and decorative images.
- 4.0 Jun 2010 Added.
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