Test Case sc1.3.1_l1_103: Span and CSS used to create text in bold

Formal Metadata

Formal Metadata
TitleSpan and CSS used to create text in bold
DescriptionA document that contains a few words. The last two words are marked up with a span element, and CSS styling to display this span as bold.
CreatorBenToWeb (evlach@…)
RightsCopyright BenToWeb 2004-2007
LanguageEnglish
Date2005-08-28
Statusrejected 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: span (namespace: http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml) .

Technical specification: Grouping elements: the DIV and SPAN elements .

CSS 2.0 Specification

CSS 2.0 Specification

Test Data

Purpose

The test case is intended to pass because CSS styling has not been used in order to convey information. (Test case "rejected QA" because it does not contain information or relationships conveyed through presentation.)

Expert Guidance

Check whether CSS style has been used in order to convey information.

Test Modes

Three or more accessibility experts.

Test Files

Test file.

TCDL Data

sc1.3.1_l1_103 (XML).

Rules

“Rules” refer to success criteria in WCAG 2.0, checkpoints in WCAG 1.0 and similar requirements.

Primary Rules

The following success criterion is not applicable to this test case: http://www.w3.org/TR/2007/WD-WCAG20-20070517/Overview.html#content-structure-separation-programmatic.

Functional Outcome

CSS has not been used in order to convey information.

Technical Comment

This test case does not map to a WCAG 2.0 technique or failure.

Secondary Rules

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

The test case passes (line 9, column 14) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20060427/guidelines.html#content-structure-separation-programmatic.

Functional Outcome

(None specified.)

Technical Comment

Online version: sc1.3.1_l1_103.