Image Link Rules

HTML Markup Details

alt attribute
The alt attribute should identify the destination of the link and not try to describe the visual graphics of the image associated in the link.
Note: When redundant text link of an image link is available, the content of the alt attribute of the image should be null (alt="").

Accessibility Evaluation Rules

Image Link Evaluation Rules
no. FAE 2007 FAE 2008 Description
Image link rules

Rules on images that are part of links can be found in the following best practices:

FAE Rule Implemetation

Illinois Functional Accessibility Evaluator 1.0
The Illinois Functional Accessibility Evaluator is a web based tool to help developers evaluate web resources for the use of the iCITA HTML best practices.
Web interface cannot currently analyze content generated dynamically with javascript.
Illinois Firefox Accessibility Extension
The Illinois Firefox Accessibility Extension is a Firefox add-in that is designed to identify accessibility features for both static and dynamically generated html content.
Useful for identifying the location of specific accessibility problems for failures and warnings indentified in FAE reports.
Create FAE reports for a page that uses javascript to generate page content with the FAE DHTML Report feature.