AccessiWeb 2.2 - Rule 6.3.3

Summary

This test consists in checking whether the text of each clickable area is enough explicit to understand the purpose and the target out of its context.

Business description

Criterion : 6.3

Test : 6.3.3

Test description : Is each link text such as a clickable area (content of the alt attribute of an area tag) explicit out of context (except in special cases)?

Level : Gold

Technical description

Scope : page

Decision level : semidecidable

Algorithm

Selection

Set1 :

All the area tags with a "href" attribute and a "alt attribute ( area[href][alt] )

Set2 :

All the elements of Set1 with a not empty alt attribute

Process

Test1

For each element of Set2, we check whether the link content doesn't belong to the text link blacklist.

For each element returning false in Test1, raise a MessageA, raise a MessageB instead

Test2

For each element of Set2, we check whether the link content doesn't only contain non alphanumeric characters

For each element returning false in Test2, raise a MessageA, raise a MessageB instead

  • code : UnexplicitLink
  • status: Failed
  • parameter : link text, title attribute, snippet
  • present in source : yes
  • code : CheckLinkWithoutContextPertinence
  • status: Need More Info
  • parameter : link text, title attribute, snippet
  • present in source : yes

Analysis

NA :

Set1 is empty (the page has no clickable area)

Failed :

Test1 OR Test2 returns false for at least one element (At least one element of the Set2 has an alt attribute" content which is blacklisted or that only contains non alphanumerical characters)

NMI :\

In all other cases

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