Test Case xhtml1_wcag2_20050630_3.2_l2_sc4_012: Functional components (link) consistently labeled.

Formal Metadata

Formal Metadata
TitleFunctional components (link) consistently labeled.
DescriptionTwo documents, each containing a link element.
CreatorBenToWeb (johannes.koch@…)
RightsCopyright BenToWeb 2004-2007

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

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

Test Data


The test is intended to pass because link elements are not consistently labeled.

Test Modes

Automatic evaluation.

Test Files

The test files must be inspected in the order defined below.

  1. Test file 1
  2. Test file 2


xhtml1_wcag2_20050630_3.2_l2_sc4_012 (XML).


“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 5, column 75: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20050630/#consistent-behavior-consistent-functionality.

Functional Outcome

Components are not labeled consistently.

Technical Comment

The link elements' title attributes are not the same.