Test Case xhtml1_wcag2_20050630_3.2_l3_sc1_002: Graphical components (img) have same text equivalents.

Formal Metadata

Formal Metadata
TitleGraphical components (img) have same text equivalents.
DescriptionTwo documents, each containing a graphical link.
CreatorBenToWeb (johannes.koch@…)
RightsCopyright BenToWeb 2004-2007

Technologies and Features

Technologies are markup languages or data formats. If the technology is a markup language, “features” refers to elements and attributes.

XHTML™ 1.0 The Extensible HyperText Markup Language (Second Edition)

XHTML™ 1.0 The Extensible HyperText Markup Language (Second Edition)

Feature: img (namespace: http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml) .

Technical specification: http://www.w3.org/TR/1999/REC-html401-19991224/struct/objects.html#edef-IMG.

Test Data


The test is intended to pass because the img elements in both test files don't have the same text equivalent.

Test Modes

Accessibility expert.

Test Files

The test files must be inspected in the order defined below.

  1. Test file 1
  2. Test file 2


xhtml1_wcag2_20050630_3.2_l3_sc1_002 (XML).


“Rules” refer to success criteria in WCAG 2.0, checkpoints in WCAG 1.0 and similar requirements.

Primary Rules

The test case fails the following success criterion at line 7, column 153: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20050630/#consistent-behavior-text-equivalents.

Functional Outcome

Graphical components don't have same text equivalent.

Technical Comment

The img elements' alt attributes are not the same.