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UAAG 1.0 Requirement

Checkpoint 3.2 Toggle audio, video, animated images (Priority 1 )
Provision 1 : Allow configuration not to render audio, video, or animated image content, except on explicit user request.

Test 1 :


  1. Configure the user agent to not render the video content that is automatically rendered when this page loads.
  2. Configure the user agent to only render this video content upon explicit user request.

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Expected results

  1. The user agent can be configured to render the video content of this page only upon explicit user request.
  2. The user agent may satisfy this checkpoint by making video invisible, but this technique is not recommended.

Source code

<embed src="../images/grommit.mpg" controls="volumelever" autostart="true" loop="true" width="200" height="200"></embed>


  1. specification for EMBED is not part of the HTML 4.01 specification

About this test suite

This test is part of a test suite for the User Agent Accessibility Guidelines (UAAG) 1.0 . This work is conducted by the User Agent Accessibility Guidelines Working Group , which is part of W3C's Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) . Please send comments on this test to w3c-wai-ua@w3.org ( public archive ).

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Last modified: $Date: 2003/04/02 23:46:34 $ by $Author: jongund $