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UAAG 1.0 Requirement

Checkpoint 3.5 Toggle automatic content retrieval (Priority 1 )
Provision 1 : Allow configuration so that the user agent only retrieves content on explicit user request.

Test 1 :


  1. This page automatically redirects the user to another page in 15 seconds.
  2. Configure the user agent to only refresh content on explicit user request.

Run test

This page will execute an automatic redirect 15 seconds after it has been loaded.

Expected results

  1. The user agent may satisfy this requirement by allowing the user to access the new content on demand (e.g., by following a link or confirming a prompt).

Source code

<meta http-equiv="Refresh" content="15; URL=../action/redirect.html"/>


  1. HTML 4.01 specification for META
  2. HTML 4.01 specification for HTTP-EQUIV

About this test suite

This test is part of a test suite for the User Agent Accessibility Guidelines (UAAG) 1.0 . This work is conducted by the User Agent Accessibility Guidelines Working Group , which is part of W3C's Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) . Please send comments on this test to w3c-wai-ua@w3.org ( public archive ).

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Last modified: $Date: 2003/04/02 23:46:37 $ by $Author: jongund $