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Test 123: Alternative text for images: correct alt attribute

Formal Metadata
Title Alternative text for images: correct alt attribute
Applies To WCAG 2.0 Success Criterion 1.1.1 (Level A)
Status unconfirmed (test sample received and under review for completeness) (Review Process)
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Last Updated 2008/04/30 14:55:26 (last change of metadata file)


A document with an img element that displays a cat. The img element has an alt attribute that identifes the image and conveys the same information as the image ("A black and white cat named Harrison").


This test case is intended to pass because it presents an appropriate text alternative conveying the same information as the image.

Test Data

Expected Results

This test sample passes success criterion 1.1.1 (Level A) (line 9, column 60).

Relevant Techniques/Failures

Technologies and Features