Element

object

Error Type

Potential

Guidelines

  • BITV 1.0 (Level 2)
    Guideline GroupLevel 1
    Guideline Subgroup8.1 Make programmatic elements such as scripts and applets directly accessible or compatible with assistive technologies.
  • WCAG 1.0 (Level A)
    Guideline GroupPriority 1
    Guideline Subgroup8.1 Make programmatic elements such as scripts and applets directly accessible or compatible with assistive technologies.
  • WCAG 1.0 (Level AA)
    Guideline GroupPriority 1
    Guideline Subgroup8.1 Make programmatic elements such as scripts and applets directly accessible or compatible with assistive technologies.
  • WCAG 1.0 (Level AAA)
    Guideline GroupPriority 1
    Guideline Subgroup8.1 Make programmatic elements such as scripts and applets directly accessible or compatible with assistive technologies.
  • WCAG 2.0 (Level A)
    Guideline Group2.1 Keyboard Accessible: Make all functionality available from a keyboard.
    Guideline SubgroupSuccess Criteria 2.1.1 Keyboard (A)
  • WCAG 2.0 (Level AA)
    Guideline Group2.1 Keyboard Accessible: Make all functionality available from a keyboard.
    Guideline SubgroupSuccess Criteria 2.1.1 Keyboard (A)
  • WCAG 2.0 (Level AAA)
    Guideline Group2.1 Keyboard Accessible: Make all functionality available from a keyboard.
    Guideline SubgroupSuccess Criteria 2.1.1 Keyboard (A)

Requirement

object user interface must be accessible - (codebase).

Error

object user interface may not be accessible.

Short Description

If an object element contains a codebase attribute then the codebase attribute value must be null or whitespace.

How To Determine

Question Is the user interface for this object accessible?
PASS object user interface is accessible.
FAIL object user interface is not accessible.

Steps To Check

Procedure

1. Operate the user interface for each object.
2. Check if the object can be operated with the keyboard.

Expected Result

1. The object user interface must be fully operable from the keyboard.

Failed Result

1. Modify the object user interface so it can be operated by the keyboard.

Examples

Pass Examples

object element not used
<!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 #76 - Negative</title>
</head>
<body>
</body>
</html>

Fail Examples

object element used.
<!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 #76 - Positive</title>
</head>
<body>
<object codebase="hello"/>
</body>
</html>

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