University of Southern Mississippi

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

University of Southern Mississippi Web Accessibility Summary Information
Website Summary
Score
Titling Sub Headings Forms Data Tables Images Layout Tables
University of Southern Mississippi(Admis) 22.3 11.3 18.1 5.8 33.3 45.4 31.8
University of Southern Mississippi(Home) 22.5 10.0 10.0 9.0 20.0 55.0 40.0
University of Southern Mississippi(LAS) 39.6 25.8 51.6 7.6 0.0 54.8 77.4

Details for University of Southern Mississippi(Admis) Website

URL: http://www.usm.edu/admissions/futurestudents/

Date: 2010-07-05

University of Southern Mississippi(Admis): Percentage of Pages that Pass Accessibility Rules
Rule Number of Pages Pages that Passed Percentage of Pages Passed Rule Details
Titling
Title Element 22 22 100.0 The page must contain exactly one title element.
Title Content 22 22 100.0 The title element must have text content.
H1 Element* 22 4 18.1 The page must contain at least one h1 element.
Number of H1s 22 3 13.6 The page should contain no more than two h1 elements.
H1 and Title* 22 1 4.5 The text content of each h1 element should match all or part of the title content.
H1 Content 22 4 18.1 Each h1 element must have text content.
H1 IMG Content 22 3 13.6 Each h1 element should have text content exclusive of the alt text of any img elements it contains.
Summary 44 5 11.3
Sub Headings
Nesting* 22 4 18.1 Subheading elements that follow the last h1 should be properly nested.
Content 22 20 90.9 Each subheading element (h2..h6) must have text content.
IMG Content 22 19 86.3 Each subheading element (h2..h6) should have text content exclusive of the alt text of any img elements it contains.
Summary 22 4 18.1
Forms
Labels* 17 1 5.8 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 1 1 100.0 Each input element with type=button | submit | reset must have either a value attribute or a title attribute.
Alt Text 17 17 100.0 Each input element with type=image must have either an alt attribute or a title attribute.
Label Content 17 3 17.6 Each label and legend element must have text content.
Summary 17 1 5.8
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 0 0.0 Each data table must have a nonempty summary attribute.
Summary Unique 3 1 33.3 The summary attribute value for each data table on a page should be unique.
IDs Unique* 3 2 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* 3 2 66.6 Each td element in a complex data table must have a headers attribute that references the id attributes of associated th elements.
Summary 12 4 33.3
Images
Alt Text* 22 10 45.4 Each img element must have an alt attribute.
Decorative 22 8 36.3 Each img element with an empty alt attribute should be removed; CSS techniques should be used instead.
Small 22 12 54.5 Each img element with width or height less than 8 pixels should be removed; CSS techniques should be used instead.
Summary 22 10 45.4
Layout Tables
Nesting* 22 7 31.8 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 22 7 31.8
All Rules for University of Southern Mississippi(Admis)
Summary 139 31 22.3

Details for University of Southern Mississippi(Home) Website

URL: http://www.usm.edu/index.php

Date: 2010-06-23

University of Southern Mississippi(Home): Percentage of Pages that Pass Accessibility Rules
Rule Number of Pages Pages that Passed Percentage of Pages Passed Rule Details
Titling
Title Element 40 37 92.5 The page must contain exactly one title element.
Title Content 40 40 100.0 The title element must have text content.
H1 Element* 40 4 10.0 The page must contain at least one h1 element.
Number of H1s 40 4 10.0 The page should contain no more than two h1 elements.
H1 and Title* 40 4 10.0 The text content of each h1 element should match all or part of the title content.
H1 Content 40 4 10.0 Each h1 element must have text content.
H1 IMG Content 40 4 10.0 Each h1 element should have text content exclusive of the alt text of any img elements it contains.
Summary 80 8 10.0
Sub Headings
Nesting* 40 4 10.0 Subheading elements that follow the last h1 should be properly nested.
Content 40 38 95.0 Each subheading element (h2..h6) must have text content.
IMG Content 40 38 95.0 Each subheading element (h2..h6) should have text content exclusive of the alt text of any img elements it contains.
Summary 40 4 10.0
Forms
Labels* 33 3 9.0 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 6 6 100.0 Each input element with type=button | submit | reset must have either a value attribute or a title attribute.
Alt Text 28 28 100.0 Each input element with type=image must have either an alt attribute or a title attribute.
Label Content 28 7 25.0 Each label and legend element must have text content.
Summary 33 3 9.0
Data Tables
TH Elements* 5 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* 5 0 0.0 Each data table must have a nonempty summary attribute.
Summary Unique 5 3 60.0 The summary attribute value for each data table on a page should be unique.
IDs Unique* 5 2 40.0 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* 5 2 40.0 Each td element in a complex data table must have a headers attribute that references the id attributes of associated th elements.
Summary 20 4 20.0
Images
Alt Text* 40 22 55.0 Each img element must have an alt attribute.
Decorative 40 14 35.0 Each img element with an empty alt attribute should be removed; CSS techniques should be used instead.
Small 40 10 25.0 Each img element with width or height less than 8 pixels should be removed; CSS techniques should be used instead.
Summary 40 22 55.0
Layout Tables
Nesting* 40 16 40.0 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 40 16 40.0
All Rules for University of Southern Mississippi(Home)
Summary 253 57 22.5

Details for University of Southern Mississippi(LAS) Website

URL: http://www.usm.edu/coal/

Date: 2010-07-05

University of Southern Mississippi(LAS): Percentage of Pages that Pass Accessibility Rules
Rule Number of Pages Pages that Passed Percentage of Pages Passed Rule Details
Titling
Title Element 31 28 90.3 The page must contain exactly one title element.
Title Content 31 31 100.0 The title element must have text content.
H1 Element* 31 16 51.6 The page must contain at least one h1 element.
Number of H1s 31 3 9.6 The page should contain no more than two h1 elements.
H1 and Title* 31 0 0.0 The text content of each h1 element should match all or part of the title content.
H1 Content 31 16 51.6 Each h1 element must have text content.
H1 IMG Content 31 16 51.6 Each h1 element should have text content exclusive of the alt text of any img elements it contains.
Summary 62 16 25.8
Sub Headings
Nesting* 31 16 51.6 Subheading elements that follow the last h1 should be properly nested.
Content 31 29 93.5 Each subheading element (h2..h6) must have text content.
IMG Content 31 29 93.5 Each subheading element (h2..h6) should have text content exclusive of the alt text of any img elements it contains.
Summary 31 16 51.6
Forms
Labels* 26 2 7.6 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 18 18 100.0 Each input element with type=button | submit | reset must have either a value attribute or a title attribute.
Alt Text 21 21 100.0 Each input element with type=image must have either an alt attribute or a title attribute.
Label Content 22 5 22.7 Each label and legend element must have text content.
Summary 26 2 7.6
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 0 0.0 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 0 0.0
Images
Alt Text* 31 17 54.8 Each img element must have an alt attribute.
Decorative 31 13 41.9 Each img element with an empty alt attribute should be removed; CSS techniques should be used instead.
Small 31 10 32.2 Each img element with width or height less than 8 pixels should be removed; CSS techniques should be used instead.
Summary 31 17 54.8
Layout Tables
Nesting* 31 24 77.4 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 31 24 77.4
All Rules for University of Southern Mississippi(LAS)
Summary 189 75 39.6