Element

frame

Error Type

Known

Guidelines

  • BITV 1.0 (Level 2)
    Guideline GroupLevel 1
    Guideline Subgroup12.1 Title each frame to facilitate frame identification and navigation.
  • Section 508
    Guideline GroupI - frames shall be titled
  • WCAG 1.0 (Level A)
    Guideline GroupPriority 1
    Guideline Subgroup12.1 Title each frame to facilitate frame identification and navigation.
  • WCAG 1.0 (Level AA)
    Guideline GroupPriority 1
    Guideline Subgroup12.1 Title each frame to facilitate frame identification and navigation.
  • WCAG 1.0 (Level AAA)
    Guideline GroupPriority 1
    Guideline Subgroup12.1 Title each frame to facilitate frame identification and navigation.
  • WCAG 2.0 (Level A)
    Guideline Group2.4 Navigable: Provide ways to help users navigate, find content, and determine where they are.
    Guideline SubgroupSuccess Criteria 2.4.1 Bypass Blocks (A)
  • 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 2.4.1 Bypass Blocks (A)
  • 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 2.4.1 Bypass Blocks (A)
  • WCAG SRWSD

Requirement

All frames have a title attribute.

Error

frame missing title attribute.

Short Description

Each frame element must have a title attribute.

How To Repair

Add a title attribute to your frame element.

Repair Example

<frame title="listing of common birds">

Steps To Check

Procedure

1. Check each frame element in your document for the presence of a title attribute.

Expected Result

1. All frames have a title attribute.

Failed Result

1. Add a valid title attribute to the frame element.

Examples

Pass Examples

frame has a title attribute.
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Frameset//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-frameset.dtd"> 
<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" xml:lang="en" lang="en">
<head>
<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/xhtml; charset=UTF-8" />
<title>ATRC Testfile - Check #31.2 - Negative</title>
</head>

<frameset >
<frame src="birds.html" title="main content" />
</frameset>

</html>

Fail Examples

frame has no title attribute.
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Frameset//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-frameset.dtd"> 
<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" xml:lang="en" lang="en">
<head>
<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/xhtml; charset=UTF-8" />
<title>ATRC Testfile - Check #31.1 - Positive</title>
</head>

<frameset >
<frame src="birds.html"/>
</frameset>

</html>

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