American University

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

American University Web Accessibility Summary Information
Website Summary
Score
Titling Sub Headings Forms Data Tables Images Layout Tables
American University(Admis) 49.2 64.0 34.3 2.0 32.1 84.3 96.8
American University(Home) 47.4 58.1 16.2 1.3 50.0 51.3 94.5
American University(LAS) 47.8 76.5 42.4 0.8 5.0 80.5 99.1

Details for American University(Admis) Website

URL: http://www.american.edu/admissions/

Date: 2010-07-23

American 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 96 95 98.9 The page must contain exactly one title element.
Title Content 96 96 100.0 The title element must have text content.
H1 Element* 96 88 91.6 The page must contain at least one h1 element.
Number of H1s 96 75 78.1 The page should contain no more than two h1 elements.
H1 and Title* 96 35 36.4 The text content of each h1 element should match all or part of the title content.
H1 Content 96 83 86.4 Each h1 element must have text content.
H1 IMG Content 96 83 86.4 Each h1 element should have text content exclusive of the alt text of any img elements it contains.
Summary 192 123 64.0
Sub Headings
Nesting* 96 33 34.3 Subheading elements that follow the last h1 should be properly nested.
Content 96 96 100.0 Each subheading element (h2..h6) must have text content.
IMG Content 96 96 100.0 Each subheading element (h2..h6) should have text content exclusive of the alt text of any img elements it contains.
Summary 96 33 34.3
Forms
Labels* 96 2 2.0 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 93 88 94.6 Each input element with type=image must have either an alt attribute or a title attribute.
Label Content 94 2 2.1 Each label and legend element must have text content.
Summary 96 2 2.0
Data Tables
TH Elements* 70 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* 70 1 1.4 Each data table must have a nonempty summary attribute.
Summary Unique 70 70 100.0 The summary attribute value for each data table on a page should be unique.
IDs Unique* 70 45 64.2 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* 70 44 62.8 Each td element in a complex data table must have a headers attribute that references the id attributes of associated th elements.
Summary 280 90 32.1
Images
Alt Text* 96 81 84.3 Each img element must have an alt attribute.
Decorative 96 13 13.5 Each img element with an empty alt attribute should be removed; CSS techniques should be used instead.
Small 96 64 66.6 Each img element with width or height less than 8 pixels should be removed; CSS techniques should be used instead.
Summary 96 81 84.3
Layout Tables
Nesting* 96 93 96.8 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 96 93 96.8
All Rules for American University(Admis)
Summary 856 422 49.2

Details for American University(Home) Website

URL: http://www.american.edu/

Date: 2010-07-23

American 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 74 66 89.1 The page must contain exactly one title element.
Title Content 74 74 100.0 The title element must have text content.
H1 Element* 74 63 85.1 The page must contain at least one h1 element.
Number of H1s 74 63 85.1 The page should contain no more than two h1 elements.
H1 and Title* 74 23 31.0 The text content of each h1 element should match all or part of the title content.
H1 Content 74 52 70.2 Each h1 element must have text content.
H1 IMG Content 74 52 70.2 Each h1 element should have text content exclusive of the alt text of any img elements it contains.
Summary 148 86 58.1
Sub Headings
Nesting* 74 12 16.2 Subheading elements that follow the last h1 should be properly nested.
Content 74 74 100.0 Each subheading element (h2..h6) must have text content.
IMG Content 74 74 100.0 Each subheading element (h2..h6) should have text content exclusive of the alt text of any img elements it contains.
Summary 74 12 16.2
Forms
Labels* 74 1 1.3 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 3 3 100.0 Each input element with type=button | submit | reset must have either a value attribute or a title attribute.
Alt Text 71 62 87.3 Each input element with type=image must have either an alt attribute or a title attribute.
Label Content 71 1 1.4 Each label and legend element must have text content.
Summary 74 1 1.3
Data Tables
TH Elements* 36 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* 36 0 0.0 Each data table must have a nonempty summary attribute.
Summary Unique 36 36 100.0 The summary attribute value for each data table on a page should be unique.
IDs Unique* 36 36 100.0 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* 36 36 100.0 Each td element in a complex data table must have a headers attribute that references the id attributes of associated th elements.
Summary 144 72 50.0
Images
Alt Text* 74 38 51.3 Each img element must have an alt attribute.
Decorative 74 17 22.9 Each img element with an empty alt attribute should be removed; CSS techniques should be used instead.
Small 74 52 70.2 Each img element with width or height less than 8 pixels should be removed; CSS techniques should be used instead.
Summary 74 38 51.3
Layout Tables
Nesting* 74 70 94.5 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 74 70 94.5
All Rules for American University(Home)
Summary 588 279 47.4

Details for American University(LAS) Website

URL: http://www.american.edu/cas/index.cfm

Date: 2010-07-23

American 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 113 109 96.4 The page must contain exactly one title element.
Title Content 113 113 100.0 The title element must have text content.
H1 Element* 113 107 94.6 The page must contain at least one h1 element.
Number of H1s 113 106 93.8 The page should contain no more than two h1 elements.
H1 and Title* 113 66 58.4 The text content of each h1 element should match all or part of the title content.
H1 Content 113 98 86.7 Each h1 element must have text content.
H1 IMG Content 113 98 86.7 Each h1 element should have text content exclusive of the alt text of any img elements it contains.
Summary 226 173 76.5
Sub Headings
Nesting* 113 48 42.4 Subheading elements that follow the last h1 should be properly nested.
Content 113 113 100.0 Each subheading element (h2..h6) must have text content.
IMG Content 113 113 100.0 Each subheading element (h2..h6) should have text content exclusive of the alt text of any img elements it contains.
Summary 113 48 42.4
Forms
Labels* 113 1 0.8 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 112 103 91.9 Each input element with type=image must have either an alt attribute or a title attribute.
Label Content 113 1 0.8 Each label and legend element must have text content.
Summary 113 1 0.8
Data Tables
TH Elements* 59 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* 59 4 6.7 Each data table must have a nonempty summary attribute.
Summary Unique 59 59 100.0 The summary attribute value for each data table on a page should be unique.
IDs Unique* 59 4 6.7 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* 59 4 6.7 Each td element in a complex data table must have a headers attribute that references the id attributes of associated th elements.
Summary 236 12 5.0
Images
Alt Text* 113 91 80.5 Each img element must have an alt attribute.
Decorative 113 24 21.2 Each img element with an empty alt attribute should be removed; CSS techniques should be used instead.
Small 113 112 99.1 Each img element with width or height less than 8 pixels should be removed; CSS techniques should be used instead.
Summary 113 91 80.5
Layout Tables
Nesting* 113 112 99.1 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 113 112 99.1
All Rules for American University(LAS)
Summary 914 437 47.8