Notice Type: Warning Did an “Image Empty Alternative Text” warning appear in an Accessibility Checker audit of one of your WordPress posts or pages? Read on below for an explanation of this warning, how it impacts your website’s accessibility, and how to fix it. About the Empty Alternative Text Warning What is alternative text? Alternative […]
To resolve this warning, you need to review any GIFs that are present to ensure that they meet all applicable guidelines for accessibility and then either "Ignore" the warning in Accessibility Checker or remove the GIF from your page or post if it is not accessible.
To resolve this warning, you need to visit the front end of your website and fully ensure that any videos on the page or post are accessible. Once you have fully tested your videos for accessibility, you need to resolve any accessibility errors that may be present and then can "Ignore" the warning in Accessibility Checker for that post or page.
To resolve this warning, you need to visit the front end of your website and fully ensure that any sliders on the page or post are accessible. Once you have fully tested your slider for accessibility, you need to resolve any accessibility errors that may be present and then can "Ignore" the warning in Accessibility Checker for that post or page.
For every Link Opens New Window or Tab warning that is flagged on your website, it is best to find the linked text and change it to not open a new window or tab. If you really want the link to open in a new window or tab then you need to add both visual and auditory warnings that notify users this will happen. After ensuring that warnings for users are present, you can "Ignore" the warning in Accessibility Checker.
To fix this warning, you will need to remove the justified styling from the specified text elements. To do so, find the text elements that have been flagged, and remove the text justified tag.
For every ARIA Hidden warning that is flagged on your page, assess the element and determine if it is truly correct to hide the element from assistive technology users. If it is appropriate to hide the element, then you can safely "ignore" the warning. If it is not appropriate to hide the element, then you will need to remove the ARIA hidden attribute from the element's code.
To fix underlined text, you will need to remove the underline element from the text or CSS styles that are making it underlined. Try using other stylization, such as italics, colored text, or bolding to emphasize or differentiate between words or phrases.
To fix this warning, you will need to rewrite the alternative text for any images that flagged the Low-Quality Alternative Text warning, ensuring the alternative text is accurate, unique, contextually appropriate, and does not contain redundant or unnecessary descriptors.
To resolve this warning, you will need to change the text of either one or both elements that flagged the Duplicate Alternative Text warning, ensuring that all images have unique alt text and that you are not repeating your alt text in your image titles and captions.
To fix text that is too small, you will need to ensure that all text elements on your website are at least 10 points. It may be larger, but keep in mind that text that is 20 points or bigger, or 16 points or bigger and bold and/or italicized may be flagged as a possible heading.
This warning shows up in Accessibility Checker when the logical tab order on the page has been changed, which can cause navigation issues for keyboard-only users.