Test Case sc4.1.2_l1_204: Name, role and value for frames [new]

Formal Metadata

Formal Metadata
TitleName, role and value for frames [new]
DescriptionA frameset document with two frames. Both frames have a title attribute with content that describes their purpose. All the user interface components are created with standard XHTML without scripting.
CreatorBenToWeb (Christophe.Strobbe@…)
RightsCopyright BenToWeb 2005-2007

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 .

Cascading Style Sheets, level 2: CSS2 Specification

Cascading Style Sheets, level 2: CSS2 Specification

Test Data


The test case is intended to pass because the frames have title attributes that describe their purpose.

Test Modes

Automatic evaluation.

Test Files

Test file.


sc4.1.2_l1_204 (XML).


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

Primary Rules

The test case passes the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2007/WD-WCAG20-20070517/Overview.html#ensure-compat-rsv.

Functional Outcome

Users of assistive technology can determine the title of each frame.

Technical Comment

This test case maps to technique G108: Using markup features to expose the name and role, allow user-settable properties to be directly set, and provide notification of changes and to technique H64: Using the title attribute of the frame element.

(This test cases reuses content from test case sc2.4.4_l3_004 in the second version of the test suite.)