Test Case sc2.4.6_l2_006: Misleading title for a frame in a frameset

Formal Metadata

Formal Metadata
TitleMisleading title for a frame in a frameset
DescriptionA document with a frameset; the frameset has a navigation frame at the left and a content frame at the right. Activating a link in the navigation frame causes the corresponding document to be loaded in the content frame. The title attributes on the frame elements are "Content" and "Navigation", respectively (instead of "Navigation" and "Content").
CreatorBenToWeb (Christophe.Strobbe@…)
RightsCopyright BenToWeb 2004-2007
LanguageEnglish
Date2005-09-30
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: frameset (namespace: http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml) .

Technical specification: The frameset element.

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

Technical specification: The frame element.

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

Technical specification: The title attribute.

Test Data

Purpose

This test case is intended to fail because the title attributes on the frame elements are not descriptive but misleading: the titles for navigation and content have been switched. Only the frameset document is tested here, not the documents that are loaded into the frames.

Test Modes

Accessibility expert.

Test Files

Test file.

TCDL Data

sc2.4.6_l2_006 (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 36, column 74: http://www.w3.org/TR/2007/WD-WCAG20-20070517/Overview.html#navigation-mechanisms-descriptive.

The test case fails the following success criterion at line 37, column 72: http://www.w3.org/TR/2007/WD-WCAG20-20070517/Overview.html#navigation-mechanisms-descriptive.

Functional Outcome

The titles of the two frames mislead people about the type of content that will be loaded in these frames.

Technical Comment

This test case maps to technique H64: Using the title attribute of the frame element.

Secondary Rules

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

The test case fails the following success criterion at line 36, column 74: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20060427/guidelines.html#navigation-mechanisms-descriptive.

The test case fails the following success criterion at line 37, column 72: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20060427/guidelines.html#navigation-mechanisms-descriptive.

Functional Outcome

The titles of the two frames mislead people about the type of content that will be loaded in these frames.

Technical Comment

Online version: sc2.4.5_l3_006.

Secondary Rule (WCAG 2.0 - June 2005 Working Draft)

The test case fails the following success criterion at line 36, column 74: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20050630/#navigation-mechanisms-title.

The test case fails the following success criterion at line 37, column 72: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20050630/#navigation-mechanisms-title.

Functional Outcome

The titles of the two frames mislead people about the type of content that will be loaded in these frames.