Test Case xhtml1_wcag2_20050630_1.3_l1_sc1_002: Blockquote correct use

Formal Metadata

Formal Metadata
TitleBlockquote correct use
Description Document containing a blockquote used in a semantic way.
CreatorBenToWeb (evlach@…)
RightsCopyright BenToWeb 2004-2007

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

Technical specification: Quotations: The BLOCKQUOTE and Q elements .

Test Data


The test case is intended to pass as blockquote element has a cite attribute with valid and appropriate reference link.

Test Modes

Accessibility expert.

Test Files

Test file.


xhtml1_wcag2_20050630_1.3_l1_sc1_002 (XML).


“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 14) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20050630/#content-structure-separation-programmatic.

Functional Outcome

Quotation is semantic

Technical Comment

blockquote has cite attribute