Test Case sc3.2.5_l3_004: Change of content when a link to an HTML file is activated

Formal Metadata

Formal Metadata
TitleChange of content when a link to an HTML file is activated
DescriptionDocument containing a link to a different file. Activating the link loads the referenced HTML document into the browser.
CreatorBenToWeb (johannes.koch@…)
RightsCopyright BenToWeb 2004-2007
LanguageEnglish
Date2005-08-29
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: a (namespace: http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml) .

Technical specification: http://www.w3.org/TR/1999/REC-html401-19991224/struct/links.html#adef-href.

Test Data

Purpose

The test is intended to pass because the change of content is initiated by the user.

Expert Guidance

Test Modes

Accessibility expert.

Test Files

Test file.

TCDL Data

sc3.2.5_l3_004 (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 7, column 59) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2007/WD-WCAG20-20070517/Overview.html#consistent-behavior-no-extreme-changes-context.

Functional Outcome

The user initiated the change of context.

Technical Comment

The user activated the link, which initiated a change of content.

This test case does not map to a WCAG 2.0 technique or failure.

Secondary Rules

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

The test case passes (line 7, column 59) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20060427/guidelines.html#consistent-behavior-no-extreme-changes-context.

Functional Outcome

The user initiated the change of context.

Technical Comment

The user activated the link, which initiated a change of content.

Online version: sc3.2.5_l3_004.

Secondary Rule (WCAG 2.0 - June 2005 Working Draft)

The test case passes (line 7, column 59) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20050630/#consistent-behavior-no-extreme-changes-context.

Functional Outcome

The user initiated the change of context.

Technical Comment

The user activated the link, which initiated a change of content.