Test Case sc2.4.2_l1_001: Descriptive title for web page: title element

Formal Metadata

Formal Metadata
TitleDescriptive title for web page: title element
DescriptionA document with an excerpt of Shakespeare's play Henry V with the corresponding part of Schlegel's translation of the play. The document has a descriptive title element (and a descriptive h1 element).
CreatorBenToWeb (Christophe.Strobbe@…)
RightsCopyright BenToWeb 2004-2007
LanguageEnglish
Date2005-09-30
Statusvalidated

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

Technical specification: The title element.

Test Data

Purpose

This test case is intended to pass because the page has a descriptive title element. Only the title is tested here, not the content of the page.

Test Modes

Accessibility expert.

Test Files

Test file.

TCDL Data

sc2.4.2_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 6, column 1) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2007/WD-WCAG20-20070517/Overview.html#navigation-mechanisms-title.

Functional Outcome

The title of the web page helps people understand what is in the content.

Technical Comment

This test case maps to technique G88: Providing descriptive titles for Web pages and to technique H25: Providing a title using the title element.

Secondary Rules

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

The test case passes (line 6, column 1) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20060427/guidelines.html#navigation-mechanisms-title.

Functional Outcome

The title of the web page helps people understand what is in the content.

Technical Comment

Online version: sc2.4.3_l2_001.

Secondary Rule (WCAG 2.0 - June 2005 Working Draft)

The test case passes (line 6, column 1) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20050630/#navigation-mechanisms-title.

The test case passes (line 19, column 1) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20050630/#navigation-mechanisms-title.

Functional Outcome

The title of the web page helps people understand what is in the content.