AccessiWeb 2.2 - Rule 13.2.2


This test consists in checking whether the user is warned when he's about to open a new window via an applet, an object or an embed tag

Business description

Criterion : 13.2

Test : 13.2.2

Test description :

On each Web page, for each window opening launched via an object, applet or embed tag, is the user warned?

Level : Bronze

Technical description

Scope : page

Decision level : semidecidable



Set1 : All the embed, applet and object tags (embed, applet, object)


The selection handles the process.

For each occurence of the Set1 raise a MessageA

MessageA: Check user is warned in case of new window open
  • code : CheckUserIsWarnedInCaseOfNewWindow
  • status: NMI
  • parameter : text, title attribute, snippet
  • present in source : yes


Not Applicable

Selection is empty (The page has neither object, nor applet nor embed tag)


The selection is not empty


We detect the elements of the scope of the test to determine whether the test is applicable.

On latest webdev data set (2013-10-30, 78,000 pages), the test scope (embed, applet, object) has been found on 6795 pages, i.e on 8.7% of the pages