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Wikimedia badge alt text should match image text
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Author: michael

The Wikimedia badge image at the bottom of the template “A Wikimedia project” has alt text “Wikimedia Foundation”. The alt text should be adjusted to match the graphic text.

WCAG 1.0 requires “equivalent text”, and the Samurai Errata specifically requires “an alt text of exactly the same text.” WCAG 2.0 states “when an image contains words that are important to understanding the content, the alt text should include those words.”

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Severity: trivial



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bzimport raised the priority of this task from to Medium.Nov 21 2014, 10:30 PM
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Changing some details. This can be fixed with a change to $wgCopyrightIcon in CommonSettings.php, needs a shell user.

michael wrote:

Appears to be fixed on en.wikipedia and en.wiktionary. Updating status.