Accessibility Checkpoint WCAG 2 H2
Using ALT text which duplicates link text in the same link or the following link results in screen readers stuttering as the same text is read out twice.
Use ALT=” when the image is part of a link containing text, or change the redundant ALT text if the links are separate.
- WCAG 2.0 H2 (Success Criteria: 1.1.1 level A, 2.4.4 level A, 2.4.9 level AAA)
- Section 508 (2017) H2 (Success Criteria: 1.1.1 level A, 2.4.4 level A, 2.4.9 level AAA)
Note: Section 508 Refresh (2017) checkpoints are equivalent to WCAG 2.0 level AA checkpoints.
- 5.3 Sep 2013 Fixed false negative.
- 5.0 Oct 2012 Improved detection of duplicate link link.
- 4.7 Jun 2012 Added.
This page describes a web site issue detected by SortSite Desktop and OnDemand Suite.
Rule ID: AccWcag2-H2-1