Guideline 1.1 – Text Alternatives

Description

Provide text alternatives for any non-text content so that it can be changed into other forms people need, such as large print, braille, speech, symbols or simpler language.

Questions & Answers

Can I specify the language of specific parts of my page?

As an example, let's suppose I want to write the following. 'The french word bonjour means hello in english.' My sites language is english, but I would like screen readers to know that 'bonjour' is written in french. Is that something I should even bother...

  • building content
  • translations

Are animated gifs okay to have?

If I have a gif on a site that loops continuously. Is that okay or does it violated the 'can't have repeating flashing stuff' rule?

  • flashes
  • gif
  • images

How to fix incorrect youtube cc and transcript?

I've posted a video on youtube with lots of speaking, and some of the captions that are automatically generated by youtube aren't correct. How can I change them?

  • audio
  • captions
  • translations
  • video
  • youtube