Word graphic has no accessible name Accessibility Checkpoint


Word document contains a graphic without Alt Text.


If the image is purely decorative and has no meaning then mark the image as decorative, otherwise, use ‘Edit Alt Text’ to add an image description. To fix, use the ‘Check Accessibility’ command in Word to find the image.

Applicable standards

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

Change history

  • 5.31 Nov 2018 Fixed false positive on Office 365 documents.
  • 5.24 Dec 2016 Added.

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

Rule ID: AccWordMissingAlt