SIA-R30<audio> element content has text alternative

Accessibility requirements

This rule tests conformance of the following accessibility requirements:


This rule checks if audio only elements have a text alternative available.


This rule applies to every prerecorded <audio> element that is:

A play button is an interactive element that when activated, plays the audio.


  1. For each test target, the outcome of at least one of the following rules is passed:


This rule assumes that the language of each test target can be correctly determined (either programmatically or by analyzing the content), and sufficiently understood.

Accessibility support

This rule has no known accessibility support concerns.



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