Test Case xhtml1_wcag2_20050630_3.1_l3_sc4_002: English text with non-descriptive section titles

Formal Metadata

Formal Metadata
TitleEnglish text with non-descriptive section titles
DescriptionA document in English with section titles that are funny but not descriptive. All titles use heading markup that convey the document structure, but they read "Short and Sweet" (instead of "Abstract"), "Preliminary Throat Clearing" (instead of "Introduction"), "And Now for Something Completely Different" (instead of "Themes of Accessible Design"), etcetera. The titles do not help users to orient themselves.
CreatorBenToWeb (Christophe.Strobbe@…)
RightsCopyright BenToWeb 2004-2007
LanguageEnglish
Date2005-09-02
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: h1 (namespace: http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml) .

Technical specification: Headings: The H1, H2, H3, H4, H5, H6 elements .

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

Technical specification: Headings: The H1, H2, H3, H4, H5, H6 elements .

Feature: h3 (namespace: http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml) .

Technical specification: Headings: The H1, H2, H3, H4, H5, H6 elements .

Test Data

Purpose

This test case is intended to fail because section titles are funny but not descriptive.

Test Modes

Accessibility expert.

Test Files

Test file.

TCDL Data

xhtml1_wcag2_20050630_3.1_l3_sc4_002 (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 9, column 3: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20050630/#meaning-sect-titles.

The test case fails the following success criterion at line 41, column 3: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20050630/#meaning-sect-titles.

The test case fails the following success criterion at line 88, column 3: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20050630/#meaning-sect-titles.

The test case fails the following success criterion at line 91, column 3: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20050630/#meaning-sect-titles.

The test case fails the following success criterion at line 132, column 3: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20050630/#meaning-sect-titles.

Functional Outcome

The user cannot use the section headings to orient himself in the document.