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WCAG Specs WCAG Specs

Non-text content is for example an image, an icon, a video, an audio, an infographic or an animation. All visual or auditory content that’s not provided as readable (HTML) text in the web page.

So: provide an alt attribute on an image, subtitles for video and transcriptions for audio, a CAPTCHA, an infographic or an animation.

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Why is this important? Why is this important?

All your users and vistors should be able to read all available content.

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Resources Resources

  • WCAG about text alternatives for non-text content
  • Examples and good practice in this Handbook