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Detecting SVG imags


From: Bourne, Sarah (MASSIT)
Date: Jun 27, 2017 8:30AM


I used the "technology" filter on the W3C's Web Accessibility Evaluation Tools List and it found 6 that claim "support" for SVG. I don't know if any of them do what you're looking for, or something you could make work. I'll let you do the legwork on that! :)

filtered tool search URL: https://www.w3.org/WAI/ER/tools/?q=svg

Sarah E. Bourne
Director of IT Accessibility, MassIT
Commonwealth of Massachusetts
1 Ashburton Pl. rm 811 Boston MA 02108

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From: WebAIM-Forum [mailto: <EMAIL REMOVED> ] On Behalf Of Birkir R. Gunnarsson
Sent: Wednesday, June 07, 2017 3:54 PM
To: WebAIM Discussion List
Subject: [WebAIM] Detecting SVG imags

Greetings all

I am writing up an image accessibility test guide for our UAT team.
I want them to easily detect use of SVG images (we have started using them on some domains and we are expanding the use to others).

Is there a way for them, other than looking at the source code of images, or by detecting all HTML and CSS images first), to identify an <svg> image?

Do any accessibility tools or bookmarklets mark SVG images specifically or expose their alternative text (the contents of the <title>or <desc> elements)?
For the purpose of this exercise, let's assume the <svg> tag does not have role="img".


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