Test Case xhtml1_wcag2_20050630_1.3_l1_sc1_005: Avoid using presentation Markup

Formal Metadata

Formal Metadata
TitleAvoid using presentation Markup
Description Document containing a b used for formatting text.
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: b (namespace: http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml) .

Technical specification: Font style elements .

Test Data


The test case is intended to fail as b element has been used for formatting text.

Test Modes

Accessibility expert.

Test Files

Test file.


xhtml1_wcag2_20050630_1.3_l1_sc1_005 (XML).


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

Primary Rules

The test case fails the following success criterion at line 11, column 5: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20050630/#content-structure-separation-programmatic.

Functional Outcome

Use Markup for presentation

Technical Comment

b has been used for presentation