Index of Common Accessibility Issues Reported by FireEyes

This list of common issues represents the kinds of messages that FireEyes will display after running a basic analysis with the "Now" button.

Note: These are the default issue messages. If you customize the messages in WorldSpace, they may not match the list below.

Important: This list does not represent all possible accessibility errors. You should supplement the automated tests in FireEyes with a manual evaluation, including testing for keyboard access problems, testing with screen readers, and so on.

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Category - sort by Category Issue - sort by Issue WCAG 2 - sort by WCAG 2 Section 508 - sort by Section 508 Who is Affected? - sort by Who is Affected
Images Alt-text for bullet image prohibited as per user's test settings 1.1.1 (A) 1194.22 (a)
B
Images Alternate text should be unique for each image-map area target 1.1.1 (A),
2.4.4 (A),
2.4.9 (AAA)
1194.22 (a),
1194.22 (f)
B
Images Applet must have valid alt attribute and accessible HTML content. 1.1.1 (A) 1194.22 (a)
B
Images Buttons or elements that act as buttons MUST have a visible name or text alternative for image 4.1.2 (A) 1194.22 (n)
B, S
Images Character based artwork (ASCII art) requires a textual description. 1.1.1 (A) 1194.22 (a)
B
Images Character based artwork (ASCII art) requires a textual description. 1.1.1 (A) 1194.22 (a)
B
Images Ensure that formatting images (smaller than your specified threshold) have a null alt value. 1.1.1 (A) 1194.22 (a)
B
Images Ensure that informational images (larger than your specified threshold) have a meaningful alt value. 1.1.1 (A) 1194.22 (a)
B
Images HTML links or elements that act as links MUST have a visible name or text alternative for image as well as an HREF 4.1.2 (A)  
B, S
Images Images must have an alt attribute 1.1.1 (A) 1194.22 (a)
B
Images Invalid text equivalent for button: text equivalent cannot contain only spaces. 1.1.1 (A) 1194.22 (a)
B
Images Missing alternative representation for object. 1.1.1 (A) 1194.22 (a)
B
Images Missing text equivalent for area. 1.1.1 (A) 1194.22 (a)
B
Images Missing text equivalent for image 1.1.1 (A)  
B
Images Server-side image maps should have associated text links in the document. 1.1.1 (A) 1194.22 (a),
1194.22 (e)
B, S
Images Suspicious alt attribute for area - could be ASCII art. 1.1.1 (A) 1194.22 (a)
B
Images Suspicious alternative representation for object - could be ASCII art. 1.1.1 (A) 1194.22 (a)
B
Images Suspicious alternative representation for object - could be placeholder text. 1.1.1 (A) 1194.22 (a)
B
Images Suspicious text equivalent for applet - could be ASCII art. 1.1.1 (A) 1194.22 (a)
B
Images Suspicious text equivalent for button - could be ASCII art. 1.1.1 (A) 1194.22 (a)
B
Images Text equivalent cannot be all spaces. 1.1.1 (A) 1194.22 (a)
B
Images Text equivalent for button is missing or empty. 1.1.1 (A) 1194.22 (a)
B
Images Text equivalent for object cannot be all spaces. 1.1.1 (A) 1194.22 (a)
B
Images Text-based art (ASCII art) may be present and does not have a corresponding description. 1.1.1 (A) 1194.22 (a)
B
Images The image appears non-trivial and may need a long description to adequately describe its purpose 1.1.1 (A) 1194.22 (a)
B
Images The server side image map may be missing text links. 1.1.1 (A) 1194.22 (a),
1194.22 (e)
B, S
Images This image needs an alt attribute, not just a title. 1.1.1 (A)  
B
Images Use client-side image maps instead of server-side maps. 1.1.1 (A),
2.4.4 (A)
1194.22 (f)
B, S
Images When an alt is supplied on applet, it must be meaningful (i.e. not a file name, size or meaningless value). 1.1.1 (A) 1194.22 (a)
B
Images When an alt is supplied on area, it must be meaningful (i.e. not a file name or meaningless value). 1.1.1 (A) 1194.22 (a)
B
Images When an alt is supplied on button, it must be meaningful (i.e. not a file name, size or meaningless value). 1.1.1 (A) 1194.22 (a)
B
Images When an alt is supplied, better to have it short (if needs to be long then use longdesc attribute instead). 1.1.1 (A) 1194.22 (a)
B
Images When an alt is supplied, it must be meaningful (i.e. not a file name, size or meaningless value) 1.1.1 (A) 1194.22 (a)
B