Test Case sc1.3.1_l1_131: Presentational elements in order to convey information and/or relationships.

Formal Metadata

Formal Metadata
TitlePresentational elements in order to convey information and/or relationships.
Description Presentational element small where its presentation characteristic is used to convey information and/or relationship.
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: small (namespace: http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml) .

Technical specification: Font style elements .

Test Data

Purpose

The test case is intended to fail as small element has been used in order to convey information.

Expert Guidance

Check whether presentation tag 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_131 (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 10, column 10: http://www.w3.org/TR/2007/WD-WCAG20-20070517/Overview.html#content-structure-separation-programmatic.

Functional Outcome

Presentation tag has been used in order to convey information.

Technical Comment

Use a semantic tag like abbr .

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 10, column 10: 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

Use a semantic tag like abbr .

Online version: sc1.3.1_l1_131.