W3C

Call for Review: HTML5 Image Description Extension (longdesc) Proposed Recommendation

The HTML Working Group, with the approval of the Protocols and Formats Working Group, has published a Proposed Recommendation of HTML5 Image Description Extension (longdesc). This extension for HTML5 adds a longdesc attribute that is used to provide links to detailed descriptions of images. Comments are welcome through 16 January. Learn more about the HTML Accessibility Task Force which is a joint task force of the two Working Groups.