Test Case sc2.4.5_l3_011: Empty title for a frame in a frameset

Formal Metadata

Formal Metadata
TitleEmpty title for a frame in a frameset
DescriptionA document with a frameset; the frameset has a navigation frame at the left and a content frame at the right. Activating a link in the navigation frame causes the corresponding document to be loaded in the content frame. The frame elements don't have title attributes (but they have descriptive name attributes).
CreatorBenToWeb (Christophe.Strobbe@…)
RightsCopyright BenToWeb 2005-2007
LanguageEnglish
Date2005-09-30
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: frameset (namespace: http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml) .

Technical specification: The frameset element .

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

Technical specification: The frame element .

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

Technical specification: The title attribute .

Test Data

Purpose

This test case is intended to fail because the title attributes on the frame elements are missing. Only the frameset document is tested here, not the documents that are loaded into the frames.

Test Modes

Accessibility expert.

Test Files

Test file.

TCDL Data

sc2.4.5_l3_011 (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 36, column 3: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20060427/guidelines.html#navigation-mechanisms-descriptive.

The test case fails the following success criterion at line 37, column 3: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20060427/guidelines.html#navigation-mechanisms-descriptive.

Functional Outcome

The titles of the two frames are missing and therefore do not help people understand what type of content will be loaded in these frames.

Technical Comment

Test case moved from sc2.4.3_l2_002 (13 October 2006).

This test case maps to technique H64: Using the title attribute of the frame element (http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-TECHS-20060427/Overview.html#H64).

Secondary Rules

Secondary Rule (WCAG 2.0 - June 2005 Working Draft)

The test case fails the following success criterion at line 36, column 3: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20050630/#navigation-mechanisms-title.

The test case fails the following success criterion at line 37, column 3: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20050630/#navigation-mechanisms-title.

Functional Outcome

The titles of the two frames are missing and therefore do not help people understand what type of content will be loaded in these frames.