Audio description is provided for all prerecorded video content in synchronized media.
Testing & RemediationHow to test: For any prerecorded video that is presented on your site, ensure that an audio description is available. How to remediate: Add an audio description option for all prerecorded videos. This can either be an alternate sound track that the user can choose or it can be the standard sound track that everyone hears.
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.
This question depends on a number of factors including size of site, desired level of conformance, your developer's understanding of accessibility techniques, etc. Accessible Web is here to help. Reach out and we can discuss your site specifically.