Test Case sc1.3.1_l1_101: b (bold) used to convey strong emphasis

Formal Metadata

Formal Metadata
Titleb (bold) used to convey strong emphasis
DescriptionA document that contains a single sentence with a short passage of direct speech. In the direct speech a b element (bold; presentational markup) is used to denote strong emphasis.
CreatorBenToWeb (evlach@…)
RightsCopyright BenToWeb 2004-2007
LanguageEnglish
Date2005-08-28
Statusaccepted for end user evaluation

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

Technical specification: Font style elements .

Test Data

Purpose

The test case is intended to fail because the bold element b has been used in order to convey semantic information when it is a presentational element.

Expert Guidance

Check whether presentation tag has been used in order to convey information.

Test Modes

Accessibility expert.

Test Files

Test file.

TCDL Data

sc1.3.1_l1_101 (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 9, column 15: http://www.w3.org/TR/2007/WD-WCAG20-20070517/Overview.html#content-structure-separation-programmatic.

Functional Outcome

Presentation element has been used in order to convey information.

Technical Comment

The test case maps to failure F64: Failure of SC 1.3.1 due to using changes in text presentation to convey information without using the appropriate markup or text.

Secondary Rules

Secondary Rule (WCAG 2.0 - April 2006 Working Draft (Last Call))

The test case fails the following success criterion at line 9, column 15: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20060427/guidelines.html#content-structure-separation-programmatic.

Functional Outcome

Presentation tag has been used in order to convey information.

Technical Comment

Online version: sc1.3.1_l1_101.