Test Case sc2.2.5_l3_001: Client-side redirect after a timeout without mechanism to postpone or suppres the redirect

Formal Metadata

Formal Metadata
TitleClient-side redirect after a timeout without mechanism to postpone or suppres the redirect
DescriptionA document with a meta element that causes an automatic redirect to another page after 4 seconds, without giving the user the opportunity to deactivate or modify the redirect / timeout.
CreatorBenToWeb (Christophe.Strobbe@…)
RightsCopyright BenToWeb 2005-2007
LanguageEnglish
Date2006-08-30
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: meta (namespace: http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml) .

Technical specification: The meta element .

Test Data

Purpose

This test case is intended to fail because the content contains no mechanism to stop the automatic redirect.

Test Modes

Accessibility expert.

Test Files

Test file.

TCDL Data

sc2.2.5_l3_001 (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 7, column 30: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20060427/guidelines.html#time-limits-postponed.

Functional Outcome

The page auto-redirects to another page before the user has the opportunity to read all the content.

Technical Comment

This test case is a (near) duplicate of sc2.2.1_l1_004.

This test case maps to failure F40: Failure of SC 2.2.1 due to using meta redirect with a time-out (http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-TECHS-20060427/Overview.html#F40").