Provide text alternatives for pre-recorded videos.
Users with visual and/or hearing impairments may not be able to perceive the information in a video from its soundtrack or captions.
How to Pass
Provide a full text transcript for your video and link to it from near the original content
If the video is itself an alternative, you don’t need to add a transcript.
You may have fulfilled this Guideline if you chose to meet 1.2.3 – Audio Description or Media Alternative (Pre-recorded) with a text transcript.
A text transcript is a document that includes all information present in the video, essentially a script for the video. This means including any visual cues (for example, ‘The fisherman holds up a large bass.’) as well as dialogue and non-speech sounds.
- 1.2.3 – Audio Description or Media Alternative (Pre-recorded)
- 1.2.5 – Audio Description (Pre-recorded)
- 1.2.7 – Extended Audio Description (pre-recorded)
- Understanding Success Criterion 1.2.8 (W3C)
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