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9.2 Level AA − WCAG 2.0 Success Criterion 1.2.5 − Audio Description (Prerecorded)

Provide a descriptive audio track in addition to the prerecorded video so that visually impaired persons can still use the webpage without the video.

Before Rectification

An image of a video player.

When providing a video for users on a webpage, it is important to make sure that an audio description of this video is also present so people who cannot view the video can still understand the content.

After Rectification

An image of a video player with a link to allow the user to access an audio description of the video.

An audio description of the video should be provided so visually impaired persons may listen to the description and understand what the video is about.

Link to Live Example for 1.2.5

WCAG 2.0 Reference:

http://www.w3.org/TR/UNDERSTANDING-WCAG20/media-equiv-audio-desc-only.html