Test Case sc1.3.1_l1_060: All heading elements should be used only for structuring

Formal Metadata

Formal Metadata
TitleAll heading elements should be used only for structuring
DescriptionDocument containing an h3 for structuring and not for formatting.
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: h3 (namespace: http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml) .

Technical specification: The H3 element .

Test Data

Purpose

The test case is intended to fail as the h3 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_060 (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 has not been used for structuring

Technical Comment

h3 element has not been used for 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 has not been used for structuring

Technical Comment

h3 element has not been used for structuring.