Test Case sc2.4.5_l3_008: English text with descriptive section titles

Formal Metadata

Formal Metadata
TitleEnglish text with descriptive section titles
DescriptionA document in English with section titles that are descriptive: "Abstract", "Introduction", "Themes of Accessible Design", etcetera. All titles use heading markup that convey the document structure.
CreatorBenToWeb (Christophe.Strobbe@…)
RightsCopyright BenToWeb 2005-2007
LanguageEnglish
Date2005-09-02
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: Headings: The H1, H2, H3, H4, H5, H6 elements .

Feature: h2 (namespace: http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml) .

Technical specification: Headings: The H1, H2, H3, H4, H5, H6 elements .

Feature: h3 (namespace: http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml) .

Technical specification: Headings: The H1, H2, H3, H4, H5, H6 elements .

Test Data

Purpose

This test case is intended to pass because section titles are descriptive.

Test Modes

Accessibility expert.

Test Files

Test file.

TCDL Data

sc2.4.5_l3_008 (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 9, column 3) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20060427/guidelines.html#navigation-mechanisms-descriptive.

The test case passes (line 42, column 3) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20060427/guidelines.html#navigation-mechanisms-descriptive.

The test case passes (line 89, column 3) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20060427/guidelines.html#navigation-mechanisms-descriptive.

The test case passes (line 92, column 3) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20060427/guidelines.html#navigation-mechanisms-descriptive.

The test case passes (line 133, column 3) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20060427/guidelines.html#navigation-mechanisms-descriptive.

Functional Outcome

The user can use the section headings to orient himself in the document.

Technical Comment

This test case maps to technique G130: Providing descriptive headings (http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-TECHS-20060427/Overview.html#G130).

Secondary Rules

Secondary Rule (WCAG 2.0 - June 2005 Working Draft)

The test case passes (line 9, column 3) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20050630/#meaning-sect-titles.

The test case passes (line 42, column 3) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20050630/#meaning-sect-titles.

The test case passes (line 89, column 3) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20050630/#meaning-sect-titles.

The test case passes (line 92, column 3) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20050630/#meaning-sect-titles.

The test case passes (line 133, column 3) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20050630/#meaning-sect-titles.

Functional Outcome

The user can use the section headings to orient himself in the document.