Element

applet

Error Type

Potential

Guidelines

  • BITV 1.0 (Level 2)
    Guideline GroupLevel 1
    Guideline Subgroup6.3 Ensure that pages are usable when scripts, applets, or other programmatic objects are turned off or not supported.
  • MyTest
    Guideline GroupTestGroup
  • 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 Subgroup6.3 Ensure that pages are usable when scripts, applets, or other programmatic objects are turned off or not supported.
  • WCAG 1.0 (Level AA)
    Guideline GroupPriority 1
    Guideline Subgroup6.3 Ensure that pages are usable when scripts, applets, or other programmatic objects are turned off or not supported.
  • WCAG 1.0 (Level AAA)
    Guideline GroupPriority 1
    Guideline Subgroup6.3 Ensure that pages are usable when scripts, applets, or other programmatic objects are turned off or not supported.
  • 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)

Requirement

applet contains a text equivalent in the body of the applet.

Error

applet body may not contain a text equivalent.

Short Description

This error is generated for all applet elements.

How To Determine

Question Does this applet contain a text equivalent for the applet?
PASS applet contains a text equivalent.
FAIL applet does not contain a text equivalent.

Steps To Check

Procedure

1. View the content of the applet element.

Expected Result

1. The applet content contains a text equivalent for the applet.

Failed Result

1. Modify the applet content so it provides a text alternative for the applet.

Examples

Pass Examples

applet element contains a text equivalent.
<html lang="en">
<head>
<title>ATRC Testfile - Check #25.2 - Negative</title>
</head>
<body>
<applet code="Press.class" width="500" height="500"> 
	As temperature increases, the molecules in the balloon... 
</applet> 
</body>
</html>

Fail Examples

applet element does not contain a text equivalent.
<html lang="en">
<head>
<title>ATRC Testfile - Check #25.1 - Positive</title>
</head>
<body>
<applet code="Press.class" width="500" height="500"> 
</applet> 
</body>
</html>

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