WCAG 2.0 Test Suites
Welcome to the Home Page of the test suites of the BenToWeb project. These Test Suites are public and subject to the licensing conditions set forth in the BenToWeb Public License, Version 1.0. Within these pages, you will find information on several versions of our WCAG 2.0 XHTML 1.0 and CSS 2.x test suites. BenToWeb's XHTML + CSS test suites are sets of test files and accompanying metadata for the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0 (WCAG 2.0). The test suites serve two purposes:
- be a way of proving the testability of a specification; testability is a requirement for specifications in the “Recommendation track” of the W3C Process;
- serve as a basis for benchmarking Web accessibility evaluation software (also known as ERT): comparing the ERT's evaluation report with the test case metadata shows which WCAG 2.0 success criteria are supported by the tool and where the tool produces false positives or negatives.
The work on test suites continues under the umbrella of the WCAG 2.0 Test Samples Development Task Force (TSD TF) from W3C, where the test cases are adapted to the latest version of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0.
Available Test Suites
This Test Suite refers to the W3C Working Draft of WCAG 2.0 (dated 17 May 2007). This is the final version of the Test Suite under the scope of the BenToWeb project.
This Test Suite refers to the Last Call Working Draft of WCAG 2.0 (dated 27 April 2006).
The XHTML + CSS test suite contains over 470 test cases and over 500 test files. Each test case covers one success criterion, with at least one test that fails the success criterion and at least one that passes. The test files use XHTML 1.0. CSS 2.0 is also used where this is relevant to the success criterion. The test cases map to the 30 June 2005 Working Draft of WCAG 2.0.