Test Case xhtml1_wcag2_20050630_2.4_l2_sc3_007: Misleading title for a frame in a frameset

Formal Metadata

Formal Metadata
TitleMisleading title for a frame in a frameset
DescriptionA document with a frameset; the frameset has a navigation frame at the left and a content frame at the right. Activating a link in the navigation frame causes the corresponding document to be loaded in the content frame. The title attributes on the frame elements are "Content" and "Navigation", respectively (instead of "Navigation" and "Content").
CreatorBenToWeb (Christophe.Strobbe@…)
RightsCopyright BenToWeb 2004-2007
LanguageEnglish
Date2005-09-30
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: frameset (namespace: http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml) .

Technical specification: The frameset element .

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

Technical specification: The frame element .

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

Technical specification: The title attribute .

Test Data

Purpose

This test case is intended to fail because the title attributes on the frame elements are not descriptive but misleading: the titles for navigation and content have been switched. Only the frameset document is tested here, not the documents that are loaded into the frames.

Test Modes

Accessibility expert.

Test Files

Test file.

TCDL Data

xhtml1_wcag2_20050630_2.4_l2_sc3_007 (XML).

Rules

“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 36, column 96: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20050630/#navigation-mechanisms-title.

The test case fails the following success criterion at line 37, column 94: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20050630/#navigation-mechanisms-title.

Functional Outcome

The titles of the two frames mislead people about the type of content will be loaded in these frames.