Test Case xhtml1_wcag2_20050630_1.3_l1_sc1_013: Avoid using presentation Markup

Formal Metadata

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

Technical specification: Font style elements .

Test Data


The test case is intended to fail as big markup is used for formatting.

Test Modes

Accessibility expert.

Test Files

Test file.


xhtml1_wcag2_20050630_1.3_l1_sc1_013 (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 10, column 71: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20050630/#content-structure-separation-programmatic.

Functional Outcome

Markup not used as semantic

Technical Comment

big has not been used as semantic