Element

applet

Error Type

Potential

Guidelines

  • BITV 1.0 (Level 2)
    Guideline GroupLevel 1
    Guideline Subgroup6.2 Ensure that equivalents for dynamic content are updated when the dynamic content changes.
  • cta guideline
  • Section 508
    Guideline GroupM - applets etc. must comply
  • Stanca Act
    Guideline GroupRequirement 15: Script/Object Alternatives
  • WCAG 1.0 (Level A)
    Guideline GroupPriority 1
    Guideline Subgroup6.2 Ensure that equivalents for dynamic content are updated when the dynamic content changes.
  • WCAG 1.0 (Level AA)
    Guideline GroupPriority 1
    Guideline Subgroup6.2 Ensure that equivalents for dynamic content are updated when the dynamic content changes.
  • WCAG 1.0 (Level AAA)
    Guideline GroupPriority 1
    Guideline Subgroup6.2 Ensure that equivalents for dynamic content are updated when the dynamic content changes.
  • 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 2.1 (Level AAA)

Requirement

Text equivalents for applet must be updated if applet changes.

Error

Text equivalent may not have been updated when applet changed.

Short Description

This error is generated for all applet elements.

How To Determine

Question Is the text equivalent for this applet appropriate?
PASS applet's Alt text is appropriate.
FAIL applet's Alt text is not appropriate.

Steps To Check

Procedure

1. Check the text equivalent for each applet element in the document.

Expected Result

1. The text equivalent is expected to be appropriate for the applet.

Failed Result

1. Create a text equivalent for the applet.

Examples

Pass Examples

Does not have an applet element.
<!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 #24 - Negative</title>
</head>
<body>
</body>
</html>

Fail Examples

Contains an applet element.
<!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 #24 - Positive</title>
</head>
<body>
<applet/>
</body>
</html>

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