AccessiWeb 2.2 - Rule 10.1.2


This test consists in checking whether the page doesn't contain attributes serving for the presentation of the information in the source code.

Business description

Criterion : 10.1

Test : 10.1.2

Test description :

On each Web page, attributes serving for information presentation must not be available in the page source code. Does this rule have been followed?

Level : Bronze

Technical description

Scope : page

Decision level : decidable



Set1 : All the tags with attributes defined as deprecated by the W3C.


The selection handles the process.


  • Passed : The selection is empty.

  • Failed : the selection is not empty (the document contains tags with deprecated atttributes)

  • Message :

  • code : TagWithDeprecatedRepresentationAttributeFound

  • status: Failed
  • case : For each selected element
  • parameter : tag name
  • present in source : yes


This rule may be tested for each kind of doctype. The current implementation only tests the forbidden tags specified by w3c for HTML 4.