Test Case xhtml1_wcag2_20050630_1.3_l1_sc1_059: All heading elements should be used only for structuring

Formal Metadata

Formal Metadata
TitleAll heading elements should be used only for structuring
Description Document containing an h2 for structuring and not for formatting.
CreatorBenToWeb (evlach@…)
RightsCopyright BenToWeb 2004-2007
LanguageEnglish
Date2005-08-30
Statusdraft

Technologies and Features

Technologies are markup languages or data formats. If the technology is a markup language, “features” refers to elements and attributes.

XHTML™ 1.0 The Extensible HyperText Markup Language (Second Edition)

XHTML™ 1.0 The Extensible HyperText Markup Language (Second Edition)

Feature: h2 (namespace: http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml) .

Technical specification: The H2 element .

Feature: strong (namespace: http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml) .

Technical specification: The strong element .

Test Data

Purpose

The test case is intended to pass as the h2 is used for structuring and not for formatting.

Test Modes

Accessibility expert.

Test Files

Test file.

TCDL Data

xhtml1_wcag2_20050630_1.3_l1_sc1_059 (XML).

Rules

“Rules” refer to success criteria in WCAG 2.0, checkpoints in WCAG 1.0 and similar requirements.

Primary Rules

The test case passes (line 11, column 27) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20050630/#content-structure-separation-programmatic.

The test case passes (line 12, column 71) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20050630/#content-structure-separation-programmatic.

Functional Outcome

Heading element has not been used for structuring

Technical Comment

h2 element has not been used for structuring