Element

applet

Error Type

Potential

Guidelines

Requirement

applet contains a text equivalent in the alt attribute of the applet.

Error

applet may not contain a text equivalent in the alt attribute.

Short Description

Use the alt attribute to label an applet.

How To Determine

Question Is the alt attribute value a text equivalent for the applet?
PASS applet's Alt text is equivalent to the applet.
FAIL applet's Alt text is not equivalent to the applet.

Steps To Check

Procedure

1. View the alt attribute value for the applet.

Expected Result

1. applet contains a text equivalent in the alt attribute of the applet.

Failed Result

1. Modify the alt attribute value so it is equivalent to the applet.

Examples

Pass Examples

applet has alt text that is equivalent to the applet.
<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN""http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd">
<html lang="en">
<head>
<title>OAC Testfile - Check #23 - Negative</title>
</head>
<body>
<applet alt="this is valid alt text for the applet"/>
</body>
</html>

Fail Examples

Contains an applet element with empty Alt text.
<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN""http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd">
<html lang="en">
<head>
<title>OAC Testfile - Check #23 - Positive</title>
</head>
<body>
<applet alt=""/>
</body>
</html>

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