Rule LIST-2
Do not use inline images to create the appearance of a list.

Description

Best Practice Type: Pass/Warning

If consecutive p elements contain an img element with the alt attribute content that includes a single character or the null content, it may be representing a bulleted list of items. If the markup is representing a bulleted or other type of list, it should use HTML list markup and CSS, for incorporating the custom bullet.

Markup

img (HTML4)

list-style (CSS2.1)

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 none none
WCAG 1.0 3.6 Mark up lists and list items properly. Required Violation
WCAG 2.0 1.3.1 Info and Relationships Required Violation

Examples

Evaluation Techniues

none

Testsuite Tests