Rule MENU-1
Lists of links that are used to provide web site or within page navigation must be identified as navigation bars

Description

Best Practice Type: Manual Check

Lists of links that are used to provide web site or within page navigation must be identified as navigation bars

Markup

h2-h6 (HTML4)

ul, ol and li (HTML4)

a (HTML4)

map (HTML4)

Associated Accessibility Guidelines and Standards

Guideline or
Standard
Requirement Priority Test
Type
IITAA 1.5 Use lists to identify series of related items, including navigation menus. Required Violation
Section 508 1194.22 (o) A method shall be provided that permits users to skip repetitive navigation links. Desirable Violation
WCAG 1.0 13.4 Use navigation mechanisms in a consistent manner. Required Violation
WCAG 2.0 2.4.1 Bypass Blocks Required Violation

Examples

Evaluation Techniues

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Testsuite Tests

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