1.2.8 Media Alternative (Prerecorded) Level AAA

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Description

An alternative for time-based media is provided for all prerecorded synchronized media and for all prerecorded video-only media.

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Questions & Answers

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

What is Time-based media?

I see that one of the web accessibility guidelines is 'Time-based Media'. What is that?

  • flashes
  • images
  • video
  • youtube