Techniques for WCAG 2.0

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F19: Failure of Conformance Requirement 1 due to not providing a method for the user to find the alternative conforming version of a non-conforming Web page


Sites that provide alternative, WCAG conforming versions of nonconforming primary content.

This failure relates to:


This failure technique describes the situation in which an alternate, conforming version of the content is provided, but there is no direct way for a user to tell that it is available or where to find it. Such content fails the Success Criterion because the user cannot find the conforming version.




  1. Identify a nonconforming page that has an alternative conforming version.

  2. Determine if the nonconforming page provides a link to the conforming version.

Expected Results

  1. If step #2 is false, the content fails the Success Criterion.