Rule TITLE-6
The text content of the h1 element should match all or part of the text content of the title element.

Description

Best Practice Type: Pass/Warning

The text content of the h1 element should match all or part of the text content of the title element.

Notes

  • Spacing and punctuation in the text content of the h1 and title elements are ignored.
  • Comparisons are case insensitive.
  • If abbreviations are used in the title and/or h1 element content, they will be replaced by their expansion defined in the abbr and acronym elements on the page before comparisons between the title and h1 are made.

Markup

none

Associated Accessibility Guidelines and Standards

Guideline or
Standard
Requirement Priority Test
Type
IITAA 1.3 Provide meaningful page titles. Desirable Violation
1.4 Use headings to introduce sections and sub-sections, and use them in the correct order. Required Violation
Section 508 1194.22 (o) A method shall be provided that permits users to skip repetitive navigation links. Required Violation
WCAG 1.0 3.5 Use header elements to convey document structure and use them according to specification. Required Violation
WCAG 2.0 2.4.2 Page Titled Required Violation
2.4.6 Headings and Labels Required Violation

Examples

Evaluation Techniues

Testsuite Tests