Applet Missing Text

Compliance Data & User Impact

User Impact: Critical

100% Complete

Disabilities Affected:

  • blindness
  • deafblindness
  • lowbandwith
  • ad blockers

WCAG Version:

WCAG Levels:

  • A

WCAG Guidelines:

Solution Techniques:

Automated Test Accuracy:

Check1st Severity:

DRRSAG Designations:

  • description

How to Fix The Problem

<applet> elements must contain text alternatives for the applet in the body of the element.

The Algorithm, In Simple Terms

Engine scans the page for <applet> elements missing text in their body.

Why Is It Important?

Users who use assistive tools, such as screen readers rely on text alternatives for visual and audio content.

This element perfoms as a container, and has no functionality. This container may contain another elements that has functionality or logical role.

Ignore this issue if this element has an alternative that performs the same and overrides the content of this element.

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