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F43: Failure of Success Criterion 1.3.1 due to using structural markup in a way that does not represent relationships in the content
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#Check that the element's semantic meaning is
that the element's semantic meaning is for the content of the element.
*If check #
*If check #check #false then this failure condition applies
Revision as of 20:37, 20 June 2013
See F43: Failure of Success Criterion 1.3.1 due to using structural markup in a way that does not represent relationships in the content for the current version of this failure.
Add the note:
Note: The WAI-ARIA role presentation can be used to suppress the implicit native semantics of an element so that they are not mapped to the accessibility API. Appropriate use of
role=presentation may prevent occurrences of this failure.
For each element in the content:
- Check if content is implemented in a way that should be ignored by assistive technology
- If step 1 is true, check that content has no semantic meaning
- If step 1 is false, check that the element's semantic meaning is apropriate for the content of the element.
- If check #2 is false or check #3 is false then this failure condition applies