Michigan State University

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

Michigan State University Web Accessibility Summary Information
Website Summary
Score
Titling Sub Headings Forms Data Tables Images Layout Tables
Michigan State University(Admis) 83.0 50.0 100.0 98.0 na 100.0 100.0
Michigan State University(Home) 69.8 59.8 61.7 79.3 29.1 84.8 88.6
Michigan State University(LAS) 80.4 49.3 91.1 100.0 na 94.9 98.7

Details for Michigan State University(Admis) Website

URL: http://admissions.msu.edu/

Date: 2010-04-01

Michigan State 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 50 50 100.0 The page must contain exactly one title element.
Title Content 50 50 100.0 The title element must have text content.
H1 Element* 50 50 100.0 The page must contain at least one h1 element.
Number of H1s 50 48 96.0 The page should contain no more than two h1 elements.
H1 and Title* 50 0 0.0 The text content of each h1 element should match all or part of the title content.
H1 Content 50 50 100.0 Each h1 element must have text content.
H1 IMG Content 50 50 100.0 Each h1 element should have text content exclusive of the alt text of any img elements it contains.
Summary 100 50 50.0
Sub Headings
Nesting* 50 50 100.0 Subheading elements that follow the last h1 should be properly nested.
Content 50 50 100.0 Each subheading element (h2..h6) must have text content.
IMG Content 50 50 100.0 Each subheading element (h2..h6) should have text content exclusive of the alt text of any img elements it contains.
Summary 50 50 100.0
Forms
Labels* 50 49 98.0 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 3 3 100.0 Each input element with type=button | submit | reset must have either a value attribute or a title attribute.
Alt Text 50 50 100.0 Each input element with type=image must have either an alt attribute or a title attribute.
Label Content 50 50 100.0 Each label and legend element must have text content.
Summary 50 49 98.0
Data Tables
TH Elements* 0 0 na 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* 0 0 na Each data table must have a nonempty summary attribute.
Summary Unique 0 0 na The summary attribute value for each data table on a page should be unique.
IDs Unique* 0 0 na 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* 0 0 na Each td element in a complex data table must have a headers attribute that references the id attributes of associated th elements.
Summary 0 0 na
Images
Alt Text* 50 50 100.0 Each img element must have an alt attribute.
Decorative 50 50 100.0 Each img element with an empty alt attribute should be removed; CSS techniques should be used instead.
Small 50 50 100.0 Each img element with width or height less than 8 pixels should be removed; CSS techniques should be used instead.
Summary 50 50 100.0
Layout Tables
Nesting* 50 50 100.0 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 50 50 100.0
All Rules for Michigan State University(Admis)
Summary 300 249 83.0

Details for Michigan State University(Home) Website

URL: http://www.msu.edu/

Date: 2010-04-01

Michigan State 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 81 81 100.0 The page must contain exactly one title element.
Title Content 81 79 97.5 The title element must have text content.
H1 Element* 81 66 81.4 The page must contain at least one h1 element.
Number of H1s 81 63 77.7 The page should contain no more than two h1 elements.
H1 and Title* 81 31 38.2 The text content of each h1 element should match all or part of the title content.
H1 Content 81 66 81.4 Each h1 element must have text content.
H1 IMG Content 81 63 77.7 Each h1 element should have text content exclusive of the alt text of any img elements it contains.
Summary 162 97 59.8
Sub Headings
Nesting* 81 50 61.7 Subheading elements that follow the last h1 should be properly nested.
Content 81 81 100.0 Each subheading element (h2..h6) must have text content.
IMG Content 81 80 98.7 Each subheading element (h2..h6) should have text content exclusive of the alt text of any img elements it contains.
Summary 81 50 61.7
Forms
Labels* 63 50 79.3 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 46 23 50.0 Each input element with type=button | submit | reset must have either a value attribute or a title attribute.
Alt Text 14 14 100.0 Each input element with type=image must have either an alt attribute or a title attribute.
Label Content 47 46 97.8 Each label and legend element must have text content.
Summary 63 50 79.3
Data Tables
TH Elements* 6 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* 6 2 33.3 Each data table must have a nonempty summary attribute.
Summary Unique 6 5 83.3 The summary attribute value for each data table on a page should be unique.
IDs Unique* 6 4 66.6 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* 6 1 16.6 Each td element in a complex data table must have a headers attribute that references the id attributes of associated th elements.
Summary 24 7 29.1
Images
Alt Text* 79 67 84.8 Each img element must have an alt attribute.
Decorative 79 66 83.5 Each img element with an empty alt attribute should be removed; CSS techniques should be used instead.
Small 79 64 81.0 Each img element with width or height less than 8 pixels should be removed; CSS techniques should be used instead.
Summary 79 67 84.8
Layout Tables
Nesting* 79 70 88.6 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 79 70 88.6
All Rules for Michigan State University(Home)
Summary 488 341 69.8

Details for Michigan State University(LAS) Website

URL: http://www.cal.msu.edu/

Date: 2010-04-06

Michigan State 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 79 79 100.0 The page must contain exactly one title element.
Title Content 79 79 100.0 The title element must have text content.
H1 Element* 79 77 97.4 The page must contain at least one h1 element.
Number of H1s 79 73 92.4 The page should contain no more than two h1 elements.
H1 and Title* 79 1 1.2 The text content of each h1 element should match all or part of the title content.
H1 Content 79 77 97.4 Each h1 element must have text content.
H1 IMG Content 79 77 97.4 Each h1 element should have text content exclusive of the alt text of any img elements it contains.
Summary 158 78 49.3
Sub Headings
Nesting* 79 72 91.1 Subheading elements that follow the last h1 should be properly nested.
Content 79 76 96.2 Each subheading element (h2..h6) must have text content.
IMG Content 79 76 96.2 Each subheading element (h2..h6) should have text content exclusive of the alt text of any img elements it contains.
Summary 79 72 91.1
Forms
Labels* 76 76 100.0 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 75 75 100.0 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 75 75 100.0 Each label and legend element must have text content.
Summary 76 76 100.0
Data Tables
TH Elements* 0 0 na 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* 0 0 na Each data table must have a nonempty summary attribute.
Summary Unique 0 0 na The summary attribute value for each data table on a page should be unique.
IDs Unique* 0 0 na 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* 0 0 na Each td element in a complex data table must have a headers attribute that references the id attributes of associated th elements.
Summary 0 0 na
Images
Alt Text* 79 75 94.9 Each img element must have an alt attribute.
Decorative 79 78 98.7 Each img element with an empty alt attribute should be removed; CSS techniques should be used instead.
Small 79 76 96.2 Each img element with width or height less than 8 pixels should be removed; CSS techniques should be used instead.
Summary 79 75 94.9
Layout Tables
Nesting* 79 78 98.7 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 79 78 98.7
All Rules for Michigan State University(LAS)
Summary 471 379 80.4