What’s the fate of the “longdesc” attribute in HTML5? Can or should the “aria-labelledby” ARIA attribute replace it? These are some of the controversial issues discussed by Dennis and guests John Foliot (@johnfoliot), Everett Zufelt (@ezufelt), and Joe Dolson (@joedolson).
- WCAG 2 longdesc technique
- W3C HTML 4.01 longdesc Specification
- Creating Accessible Images – Long Descriptions (WebAIM)
- What should be the minimum / maximum length of alternate text? (see comments)
- Firefox Longdesc add-on by Patrick Lauke