1.2.3 Audio Description or Media Alternative (Prerecorded) Level A

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.

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Testing & Remediation

How 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)
How to remediate: There are a number of techniques to add an alternative for time based media. Please view the W3C link above for details about the techniques that are sufficient for remediating issues related to this success criteria.

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