Autoplay sound longer than 3 seconds Accessibility Checkpoint


A sound plays longer than 3 seconds, without a way to turn it off.


Remove the sound or give the user a means to stop it playing.

Applicable standards

Note: Section 508 Refresh (2017) checkpoints are equivalent to WCAG 2.0 level A and level AA checkpoints.

Change history

  • 5.37 May 2020 HTML AUDIO element detected by AccWcag2-F93-1.
  • 5.1 Jan 2013 Updated to detect HTML5 AUDIO element.
  • 3.0 Dec 2008 Added.

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

Rule ID: AccWcag2-F23-1