Test Case sc1.3.1_l1_117: Semantic element (em) with CSS to enhance presentation

Formal Metadata

Formal Metadata
TitleSemantic element (em) with CSS to enhance presentation
DescriptionDocument containing an emphasis em element containing text to be emphasized and CSS to enhance its presentation.
CreatorBenToWeb (evlach@…)
RightsCopyright BenToWeb 2004-2007
LanguageEnglish
Date2005-08-28
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: em (namespace: http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml) .

Technical specification: Phrase elements .

Test Data

Purpose

The test case is intended to pass as the CSS styling is only used to enhance the presentation of semantic markup.

Expert Guidance

Check whether CSS 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_117 (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 8, column 27) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2007/WD-WCAG20-20070517/Overview.html#content-structure-separation-programmatic.

Functional Outcome

CSS has been used for presentation only.

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 8, column 27) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20060427/guidelines.html#content-structure-separation-programmatic.

Functional Outcome

CSS has been used for presentation only.