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Version: WCAG 2.0+
Number: 1.2.3
Level: A
Applicability: Video with accompanying audio
Requirement:

An alternative for time-based media or audio description of the prerecorded video content is provided for synchronized media, except when the media is a media alternative for text and is clearly labeled as such.

Guidance:

Purpose

The purpose of this success criterion is to ensure that users who are blind or visually impaired can access the non-visual content (e.g., the actions of individuals, changes in scene, etc.) of a video either through an audio description track or transcript.

How to Meet

To satisfy this success criterion, authors need to provide one or both of the following:

Additional Information

The following knowledge base pages provide more information about how to address this success criterion for publishing content: