Element

embed

Error Type

Known

Guidelines

  • WCAG 2.0 (Level A)
    Guideline Group1.1 Text Altrernatives: Provide text alternatives for any non-text content
    Guideline SubgroupSuccess Criteria 1.1.1 Non-text Content (A)
  • WCAG 2.0 (Level AA)
    Guideline Group1.1 Text Alternatives: Provide text alternatives for any non-text content
    Guideline SubgroupSuccess Criteria 1.1.1 Non-text Content (A)
  • WCAG 2.0 (Level AAA)
    Guideline Group1.1 Text Alternatives: Provide text alternatives for all non-text content
    Guideline SubgroupSuccess Criteria 1.1.1 Non-text Content (A)
  • WCAG SRWSD

Requirement

All embed elements have an associated noembed element that contains a text equivalent to the embed element.

Error

embed element missing noembed element.

Short Description

Provide a text equivalent for the embed element.

How To Repair

Add a noembed element within or beside the embed element. Add text to the noembed element that is equivalent to the embed element.

Repair Example

<embed
				  src="../movies/history_of_rome.mov" height="60" width="144" autostart="false">
					<noembed>
						<a href="../transcripts/transcript_history_rome.htm">
						Transcript of "The history of Rome"</a>
					</noembed>
				</embed>

Steps To Check

Procedure

1. Check each embed element in the document.
2. Check if there is a noembed element within the embed element or immediately following the embed element.
3. Check if the noembed element contains a text equivalent to the embed element.

Expected Result

1. All embed elements have an associated noembed element that contains a text equivalent to the embed element.

Failed Result

1. Add a noembed element within the embed element.
2. Add content within the noembed element that serves the same purpose and presents the same information as the embed element.

Examples

Pass Examples

embed contains a noembed element.
<html lang="en">
<head>
<title>ATRC Testfile - Check #163.2 - Negative</title>
</head>
<body>
<embed src="../movies/history_of_rome.mov" height="60" width="144" autostart="false">
	<noembed>
		<a href="../transcripts/transcript_history_rome.htm">Transcript of "The history of Rome"</a>
	</noembed>
</embed>
</body>
</html>

Fail Examples

embed missing noembed.
<html lang="en">
<head>
<title>ATRC Testfile - Check #163.1 - Positive</title>
</head>
<body>
<embed src="../movies/history_of_rome.mov" height="60" width="144" autostart="false">
</embed>
</body>
</html>

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