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Accessibility Issue Content Item Icons Have no Alt Tag Entries

Date Published: Dec 10,2015


CategoryPlanned First Fix Release:Future Reference; Product:Data Management & Integrations,Course Tools,Extensions; Version:9.1 SP14 (9.1.140152.0),Learn April 2014 (9.1.201404.160205),Learn October 2014 (9.1.201410.160373),SaaS,Learn 9.1 Q4 2015 (9.1.201510.1171621),Learn 9.1 Q2 2016 (3000.1.0-rel.52+991d)
Article No.: 000041318
Product:
Blackboard Learn
Release:
9.1;SaaS
Service Pack(s):
9.1 SP14 (9.1.140152.0), Learn April 2014 (9.1.201404.160205), Learn October 2014 (9.1.201410.160373), SaaS, Learn 9.1 Q4 2015 (9.1.201510.1171621), Learn 9.1 Q2 2016 (3000.1.0-rel.52+991d)
Issue Description:
Icons are used to identify the characteristics of various elements (e.g., assignment, test, web link). These items have no alt text and blind or low vision students are at a disadvantage because the information provided by the icons is not available.
Steps to Repeat:
  1. Enter a course
  2. Click on Build Content and pick an option to create
  3. Create the new piece of content
  4. See the appropriate icon on the screen


Expected Behavior:
View source on the page to see alt text is used on the icons.

Observed Behavior:
View source on the page to see alt text is not used on the icons.
(img alt="" src="/images/ci/sets/set01/folder_on.gif" class="item_icon"/)null





Target Release:

Future Reference

Patch Available:

No






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