Textual Equivalent for Multimedia

The Law

Section 508 Part 1194.22 Subpart k states:
A text-only page, with equivalent information or functionality, shall be provided to make a website comply with the provisions of this part, when compliance cannot be accomplished in any other way. The content of the text-only page shall be updated whenever the primary page changes.

What to Do

A text-only web page should be built when other accessibility schemes cannot be implemented. This may include flash-only Web pages or pages that rely heavily on images for blocks of text.

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Article ID: 43487
Created
Mon 12/4/17 8:52 AM
Modified
Thu 5/6/21 4:59 PM