Rule TITLE-3
The title element must contain text content

Description

Best Practice Type: Pass/Fail

The title element must contain text content

Notes

  • Text content includes all text nodes of children of the title element.
  • Leading and trailing spacing characters are ignored. NOTE: If the text content is only spaces it will be treated as empty.

Markup

none

Associated Accessibility Guidelines and Standards

Guideline or
Standard
Requirement Priority Test
Type
IITAA 1.3 Provide meaningful page titles. Required Violation
Section 508 none none
WCAG 1.0 13.4 Use navigation mechanisms in a consistent manner. Required Violation
WCAG 2.0 2.4.2 Page Titled Required Violation

Examples

Evaluation Techniues

Testsuite Tests