Test Case sc1.3.1_l1_138: Presentational elements in order to convey information and/or relationships.

Formal Metadata

Formal Metadata
Title Presentational elements in order to convey information and/or relationships.
Description Presentational element font is purely decorative and conveys no meaning at all.
CreatorBenToWeb (evlach@…)
RightsCopyright BenToWeb 2005-2007
LanguageEnglish
Date2005-08-28
Statusaccepted QA

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

Technical specification: Font modifier elements: FONT and BASEFONT .

Test Data

Purpose

The test case is intended to pass as font element is purely decorative and conveys no meaning at all.

Expert Guidance

Check whether presentation tag has been used to convey information and/or relationship.

Test Modes

Three or more accessibility experts.

Test Files

Test file.

TCDL Data

sc1.3.1_l1_138 (XML).

Rules

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

Primary Rules

The test case passes (line 9, column 4) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20060427/guidelines.html#content-structure-separation-programmatic.

Functional Outcome

Presentation tag has not been used in order to convey information.