Frame Rules

Markup

iframe[title] (HTML4)

frame[title] (HTML4)

Rules

Rules for Frame
# Testing Description Implementation
FAE Firefox
Accessibility
Extension
FRAME.1 Pass/Fail FRAME.1

Every frame and iframe element must have a title attribute must have content that describes the purpose of the frame.

Implementation Notes

Hidden frames can be titled as “hidden 1”, “hidden 2”, “hidden 3,” etc.

1.0 1.5
FRAME.2 Pass/Fail FRAME.2

The title attribute content for each frame must be unique within a frameset.

1.0 1.5
FRAME.3 Pass/Fail FRAME.3

The title attribute content for each iframe must be unique within a web page.

NI NI
FRAME.4 Pass/Warning FRAME.4

Hidden or empty frames should not be used.

Implementation Notes

  • Frames are considered hidden if the frameset markup does not provide any area for the frame to be rendered on the graphical display.
  • Frames are considered empty if there is no src attribute content or if the src attribute references a page that has no content in the body of the document.
NI NI