Test Case sc1.3.1_l1_130: 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 Incorrect use of semantic tag used to convey information. Definition element should contain only the definition term.
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: dfn (namespace: http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml) .

Technical specification: Phrase elements .

CSS 2.0 Specification

CSS 2.0 Specification

Test Data

Purpose

The test case is intended to fail as semantic markup is used incorrectly.

Expert Guidance

Check whether semantic markup has been used correctly.

Test Modes

Three or more accessibility experts.

Test Files

Test file.

TCDL Data

sc1.3.1_l1_130 (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 10, column 1: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20060427/guidelines.html#content-structure-separation-programmatic.

Functional Outcome

Incorrect use of semantic tag used to convey information.

Technical Comment

Definition element should contain only the definition term.