Test Case sc2.4.4_l1_001: Link text that describes the purpose of a link

Formal Metadata

Formal Metadata
TitleLink text that describes the purpose of a link
DescriptionA document containing a single sentence with a link. The link text describes the target of the link.
CreatorBenToWeb (Christophe.Strobbe@…)
RightsCopyright BenToWeb 2004-2007
LanguageEnglish
Date2007-08-24
Statusdraft

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

Technical specification: The a element.

Test Data

Purpose

This test case is intended to pass because the link text describes the purpose of the link.

Test Modes

Accessibility expert.

Test Files

Test file.

TCDL Data

sc2.4.4_l1_001 (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 13, column 1) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2007/WD-WCAG20-20070517/Overview.html#navigation-mechanisms-refs.

Functional Outcome

The link text helps users decide whether they want to follow the link.

Technical Comment

This test case maps to technique G91: Providing link text that describes the purpose of a link and to technique H30: H30: Providing link text that describes the purpose of a link for anchor elements.