Test Case sc2.4.8_l3_002: Link text describes purpose of link

Formal Metadata

Formal Metadata
TitleLink text describes purpose of link
DescriptionA document with a link text that describes the purpose of the link.
CreatorBenToWeb (evlach@…)
RightsCopyright BenToWeb 2004-2007
LanguageEnglish
Date2006-10-25
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 text of the a element describes its purpose.

Test Modes

Accessibility expert.

Test Files

Test file.

TCDL Data

sc2.4.8_l3_002 (XML).

Rules

“Rules” refer to success criteria in WCAG 2.0, checkpoints in WCAG 1.0 and similar requirements.

Primary Rules

The test case needs review before it can be established if it passes or fails the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2007/WD-WCAG20-20070517/Overview.html#navigation-mechanisms-link. The code that causes doubt can be found at line 9, column 69.

Functional Outcome

The text of the link helps people understand the link target.

Technical Comment

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

Secondary Rules

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

The test case passes (line 9, column 69) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20060427/guidelines.html#navigation-mechanisms-link.

Functional Outcome

The text of the link helps people understand the link target.

Technical Comment

This test case maps to technique H30: Providing link text that describes the purpose of a link for anchor elements (http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-TECHS-20060427/Overview.html#H30).

Online version: sc2.4.8_l3_002.