Test Case sc1.3.1_l1_105: strong element with CSS style for bold used to convey strong emphasis

Formal Metadata

Formal Metadata
Titlestrong element with CSS style for 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 strong element styled with CSS to look like bold text 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: strong (namespace: http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml) .

Technical specification: Phrase elements .

CSS 2.0 Specification

CSS 2.0 Specification

Test Data

Purpose

The test case is intended to pass because CSS style has not been used in order to convey information (semantic markup has been used).

Expert Guidance

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

Test Modes

Accessibility expert.

Test Files

Test file.

TCDL Data

sc1.3.1_l1_105 (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 15) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2007/WD-WCAG20-20070517/Overview.html#content-structure-separation-programmatic.

Functional Outcome

Assistive technology can determine the strong emphasis from the semantics of the markup (strong element).

Technical Comment

The test case maps to technique H49: Using semantic markup to mark emphasized or special text.

Secondary Rules

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

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

Functional Outcome

Assistive technology can determine the strong emphasis from the semantics of the markup (strong element).

Technical Comment

Online version: sc1.3.1_l1_105.