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Accessibility Checkpoint WCAG 2 F65 and Section 508 1194.22 (a)


img elements must have an alt attribute.


Add an ALT attribute describing each image, which screen readers read aloud. Spacer images and purely decorative images should use ALT=“.

Applicable Standards

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.

Impact on Users

Change history

This page describes a web site issue detected by SortSite Desktop and OnDemand Suite.

Rule ID: AccWcag1-1.1.8