Element

body

Error Type

Potential

Guidelines

  • WCAG 2.0 (Level AA)
    Guideline Group2.4 Navigable: Provide ways to help users navigate, find content, and determine where they are.
    Guideline SubgroupSuccess Criteria 2.4.5 Multiple Ways (AA)
  • WCAG 2.0 (Level AAA)
    Guideline Group2.4 Navigable: Provide ways to help users navigate, find content, and determine where they are.
    Guideline SubgroupSuccess Criteria 2.4.5 Multiple Ways (AA)

Requirement

Sites must have a site map.

Error

Site missing site map.

Short Description

Each site must have a site map.

How To Determine

Question Is this page part of a collection that requires a site map?
PASS Page is not part of a collection that requires a site map.
FAIL Page is part of a collection that requires a site map.

Steps To Check

Procedure

1. Check is this page is part of a collection of pages.
2. If part of a collection, check if there is a site map for the collection.

Expected Result

1. Each collection is expected to contain a site map.

Failed Result

1. Add a site map and link to it from the main page.

Examples

Pass Examples

Document is part of a collection that has a site map.
<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd">
<html xml:lang="en-US" lang="en">
<head>
<title>OAC Testfile - Check #184 - Negative</title>
</head>
<body>

<a href="sitemap.html">Site Map</a>

<p>This document is part of a large collection of related documents.</p>

</body>
</html>

Fail Examples

Document is part of a collection but there is not site map.
<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd">
<html xml:lang="en-US" lang="en">
<head>
<title>OAC Testfile - Check #184 - Positive</title>
</head>
<body>

<p>This document is part of a large collection of related documents.</p>

</body>
</html>

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