Purdue University

The data in this study was collected with the Illinois Functional Accessibility Evaluator.

Purdue University Web Accessibility Summary Information
Website Summary
Score
Titling Sub Headings Forms Data Tables Images Layout Tables
Purdue University(Admis) 51.6 72.8 36.8 1.8 37.5 38.5 89.4
Purdue University(Home) 55.3 81.6 35.7 1.0 58.3 33.6 96.9
Purdue University(LAS) 47.3 66.3 8.6 4.4 12.5 43.4 100.0

Details for Purdue University(Admis) Website

URL: http://www.purdue.edu/purdue/admissions/index.html

Date: 2010-07-29

Purdue University(Admis): Percentage of Pages that Pass Accessibility Rules
Rule Number of Pages Pages that Passed Percentage of Pages Passed Rule Details
Titling
Title Element 57 56 98.2 The page must contain exactly one title element.
Title Content 57 56 98.2 The title element must have text content.
H1 Element* 57 50 87.7 The page must contain at least one h1 element.
Number of H1s 57 49 85.9 The page should contain no more than two h1 elements.
H1 and Title* 57 33 57.8 The text content of each h1 element should match all or part of the title content.
H1 Content 57 50 87.7 Each h1 element must have text content.
H1 IMG Content 57 50 87.7 Each h1 element should have text content exclusive of the alt text of any img elements it contains.
Summary 114 83 72.8
Sub Headings
Nesting* 57 21 36.8 Subheading elements that follow the last h1 should be properly nested.
Content 57 55 96.4 Each subheading element (h2..h6) must have text content.
IMG Content 57 55 96.4 Each subheading element (h2..h6) should have text content exclusive of the alt text of any img elements it contains.
Summary 57 21 36.8
Forms
Labels* 55 1 1.8 Each input element with type=text | password | checkbox | radio | file and each select and textarea element must either be referenced by the for attribute of a label element via its id attribute, or have a title attribute.
Value 54 54 100.0 Each input element with type=button | submit | reset must have either a value attribute or a title attribute.
Alt Text 12 1 8.3 Each input element with type=image must have either an alt attribute or a title attribute.
Label Content 45 15 33.3 Each label and legend element must have text content.
Summary 55 1 1.8
Data Tables
TH Elements* 4 0 0.0 For each data table, the first cell in each column must be a th element, and each row must contain at least one th element.
Summary* 4 0 0.0 Each data table must have a nonempty summary attribute.
Summary Unique 4 4 100.0 The summary attribute value for each data table on a page should be unique.
IDs Unique* 4 3 75.0 Each th element in a complex data table must have an id attribute whose value is unique relative to all ids on the page.
Headers Attribute* 4 3 75.0 Each td element in a complex data table must have a headers attribute that references the id attributes of associated th elements.
Summary 16 6 37.5
Images
Alt Text* 57 22 38.5 Each img element must have an alt attribute.
Decorative 57 23 40.3 Each img element with an empty alt attribute should be removed; CSS techniques should be used instead.
Small 57 48 84.2 Each img element with width or height less than 8 pixels should be removed; CSS techniques should be used instead.
Summary 57 22 38.5
Layout Tables
Nesting* 57 51 89.4 Tables should be used only for organizing data in rows and columns. Use CSS instead of tables and nested tables to visually layout blocks of related content for graphical rendering.
Summary 57 51 89.4
All Rules for Purdue University(Admis)
Summary 356 184 51.6

Details for Purdue University(Home) Website

URL: http://www.purdue.edu/

Date: 2010-07-29

Purdue University(Home): Percentage of Pages that Pass Accessibility Rules
Rule Number of Pages Pages that Passed Percentage of Pages Passed Rule Details
Titling
Title Element 98 98 100.0 The page must contain exactly one title element.
Title Content 98 98 100.0 The title element must have text content.
H1 Element* 98 91 92.8 The page must contain at least one h1 element.
Number of H1s 98 89 90.8 The page should contain no more than two h1 elements.
H1 and Title* 98 69 70.4 The text content of each h1 element should match all or part of the title content.
H1 Content 98 91 92.8 Each h1 element must have text content.
H1 IMG Content 98 91 92.8 Each h1 element should have text content exclusive of the alt text of any img elements it contains.
Summary 196 160 81.6
Sub Headings
Nesting* 98 35 35.7 Subheading elements that follow the last h1 should be properly nested.
Content 98 94 95.9 Each subheading element (h2..h6) must have text content.
IMG Content 98 94 95.9 Each subheading element (h2..h6) should have text content exclusive of the alt text of any img elements it contains.
Summary 98 35 35.7
Forms
Labels* 96 1 1.0 Each input element with type=text | password | checkbox | radio | file and each select and textarea element must either be referenced by the for attribute of a label element via its id attribute, or have a title attribute.
Value 94 94 100.0 Each input element with type=button | submit | reset must have either a value attribute or a title attribute.
Alt Text 5 1 20.0 Each input element with type=image must have either an alt attribute or a title attribute.
Label Content 80 16 20.0 Each label and legend element must have text content.
Summary 96 1 1.0
Data Tables
TH Elements* 3 0 0.0 For each data table, the first cell in each column must be a th element, and each row must contain at least one th element.
Summary* 3 1 33.3 Each data table must have a nonempty summary attribute.
Summary Unique 3 2 66.6 The summary attribute value for each data table on a page should be unique.
IDs Unique* 3 3 100.0 Each th element in a complex data table must have an id attribute whose value is unique relative to all ids on the page.
Headers Attribute* 3 3 100.0 Each td element in a complex data table must have a headers attribute that references the id attributes of associated th elements.
Summary 12 7 58.3
Images
Alt Text* 98 33 33.6 Each img element must have an alt attribute.
Decorative 98 21 21.4 Each img element with an empty alt attribute should be removed; CSS techniques should be used instead.
Small 98 94 95.9 Each img element with width or height less than 8 pixels should be removed; CSS techniques should be used instead.
Summary 98 33 33.6
Layout Tables
Nesting* 98 95 96.9 Tables should be used only for organizing data in rows and columns. Use CSS instead of tables and nested tables to visually layout blocks of related content for graphical rendering.
Summary 98 95 96.9
All Rules for Purdue University(Home)
Summary 598 331 55.3

Details for Purdue University(LAS) Website

URL: http://www.cla.purdue.edu/

Date: 2010-08-11

Purdue University(LAS): Percentage of Pages that Pass Accessibility Rules
Rule Number of Pages Pages that Passed Percentage of Pages Passed Rule Details
Titling
Title Element 46 46 100.0 The page must contain exactly one title element.
Title Content 46 46 100.0 The title element must have text content.
H1 Element* 46 44 95.6 The page must contain at least one h1 element.
Number of H1s 46 42 91.3 The page should contain no more than two h1 elements.
H1 and Title* 46 17 36.9 The text content of each h1 element should match all or part of the title content.
H1 Content 46 43 93.4 Each h1 element must have text content.
H1 IMG Content 46 42 91.3 Each h1 element should have text content exclusive of the alt text of any img elements it contains.
Summary 92 61 66.3
Sub Headings
Nesting* 46 4 8.6 Subheading elements that follow the last h1 should be properly nested.
Content 46 43 93.4 Each subheading element (h2..h6) must have text content.
IMG Content 46 41 89.1 Each subheading element (h2..h6) should have text content exclusive of the alt text of any img elements it contains.
Summary 46 4 8.6
Forms
Labels* 45 2 4.4 Each input element with type=text | password | checkbox | radio | file and each select and textarea element must either be referenced by the for attribute of a label element via its id attribute, or have a title attribute.
Value 45 45 100.0 Each input element with type=button | submit | reset must have either a value attribute or a title attribute.
Alt Text 0 0 na Each input element with type=image must have either an alt attribute or a title attribute.
Label Content 4 4 100.0 Each label and legend element must have text content.
Summary 45 2 4.4
Data Tables
TH Elements* 2 0 0.0 For each data table, the first cell in each column must be a th element, and each row must contain at least one th element.
Summary* 2 0 0.0 Each data table must have a nonempty summary attribute.
Summary Unique 2 2 100.0 The summary attribute value for each data table on a page should be unique.
IDs Unique* 2 1 50.0 Each th element in a complex data table must have an id attribute whose value is unique relative to all ids on the page.
Headers Attribute* 2 0 0.0 Each td element in a complex data table must have a headers attribute that references the id attributes of associated th elements.
Summary 8 1 12.5
Images
Alt Text* 46 20 43.4 Each img element must have an alt attribute.
Decorative 46 36 78.2 Each img element with an empty alt attribute should be removed; CSS techniques should be used instead.
Small 46 44 95.6 Each img element with width or height less than 8 pixels should be removed; CSS techniques should be used instead.
Summary 46 20 43.4
Layout Tables
Nesting* 46 46 100.0 Tables should be used only for organizing data in rows and columns. Use CSS instead of tables and nested tables to visually layout blocks of related content for graphical rendering.
Summary 46 46 100.0
All Rules for Purdue University(LAS)
Summary 283 134 47.3