An alternative for time-based media or audio description of the prerecorded video content is provided for synchronized media, except when the media is a media alternative for text and is clearly labeled as such.
Testing & RemediationHow to test: For all video media on your site, ensure that there is either:
- An audio description of the video content
- Text form of synchronized media (visual & auditory)
Questions and Answers
Time-based media is content that must be made accessible when held against criterion 1.2 of the WCAG 2.0 guidelines found here: https://www.w3.org/TR/UNDERSTANDING-WCAG20/media-equiv.html Content is considered time-based media if it's:
- A combination audio/video
- Audio and or video combined with an interaction.
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