longdesc on img is obsolete Web Standard


The longdesc attribute on the img element is obsolete. Use a regular a element to link to the description.

Applicable standards

Change history

  • 5.32 Feb 2019 Removed - W3 now use WHATWG HTML specification which obsoletes longdesc.
  • 5.3 Sep 2013 Added.

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

Rule ID: W3cHtml5ObsoleteAttributeLongdesc