All of the requirements and their conformance levels for this module are presented here. This summary can be used as a quick checklist for evaluating web pages.
If used, online video must be published on Queensland Government websites.
Agencies may also publish videos to third party websites, provided a risk assessment is conducted.
Online video must add value to the content.
The web page used to display or link to a video must include an overview of the contents of the video.
|Conformance: Mandatory (Optional for storyboards)|
Videos must include equivalent alternatives for auditory and visual content.
The equivalent alternatives that must be included are:
- synchronised captions
- a transcript which is embedded within the HTML
- a synchronised audio description.
Video may also be published with storyboards.
Videos must not automatically play on page load.
When inactive, videos must display a still image extracted from the video.
Users must have full access to video controls at all times including: play, pause, fast forward, rewind, volume, full screen (if available), captions, audio description.
Embedded video must support full keyboard control.
Embedded video must not act as a keyboard trap.
Video must display at a maximum size of 640 x 480 if the space is available.
Video must resize down from the maximum size when space is not available.
The source video must be compressed for 640 x 480.
Note: Fullscreen or 'faux fullscreen' (i.e: larger video in a floating layer or lightbox) modes may also be provided.
Agencies must provide video formats that support all browsers on the full browser support list.
Video should be provided in an open source format.
Video files must be optimised.
Long videos (over 10 minutes in length) must:
- use progressive buffering
- be available in sections (including a full version).
The use of videos should be measured.