Test Case sc1.3.1_l1_061: All heading elements should be used only for structuring

Formal Metadata

Formal Metadata
Title All heading elements should be used only for structuring
Description Document 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 .

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

Technical specification: The strong element .

Test Data

Purpose

The test case is intended to pass as the h3 is used for structuring and not for formatting.

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_061 (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 12, column 1) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20060427/guidelines.html#content-structure-separation-programmatic.

The test case passes (line 13, column 4) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20060427/guidelines.html#content-structure-separation-programmatic.

Functional Outcome

Heading element has correctly been used for structuring

Technical Comment

h3 element has correctly been used for structuring

Secondary Rules

Secondary Rule (WCAG 2.0 - June 2005 Working Draft)

The test case passes (line 12, column 1) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20050630/#content-structure-separation-programmatic.

The test case passes (line 13, column 4) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20050630/#content-structure-separation-programmatic.

Functional Outcome

Heading element has correctly been used for structuring

Technical Comment

h3 element has correctly been used for structuring