Test Case sc1.3.1_l1_056: h1 element used for emphasis

Formal Metadata

Formal Metadata
Titleh1 element used for emphasis
DescriptionDocument containing an h1 for formatting and not for structuring.
CreatorBenToWeb (evlach@…)
RightsCopyright BenToWeb 2005-2007
LanguageEnglish
Date2005-08-30
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: h1 (namespace: http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml) .

Technical specification: The H1 element .

Test Data

Purpose

The test case is intended to fail because the h1 is used for formatting and not for structuring.

Expert Guidance

Check if every heading element is used for structuring and not for formatting.

Test Modes

Accessibility expert.

Test Files

Test file.

TCDL Data

sc1.3.1_l1_056 (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 16: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20060427/guidelines.html#content-structure-separation-programmatic.

Functional Outcome

Heading element is used for emphasis insead of a heading.

Technical Comment

h1 element is used for emphasis instead of structuring.

Secondary Rules

Secondary Rule (WCAG 2.0 - June 2005 Working Draft)

The test case fails the following success criterion at line 9, column 16: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20050630/#content-structure-separation-programmatic.

Functional Outcome

Heading element is used for emphasis insead of structuring.

Technical Comment

h1 element has not been used for structuring.