Element

script

Error Type

Potential

Guidelines

  • BITV 1.0 (Level 2)
    Guideline GroupLevel 1
    Guideline Subgroup8.1 Make programmatic elements such as scripts and applets directly accessible or compatible with assistive technologies.
  • Stanca Act
    Guideline GroupRequirement 16: Script/Object Accessible
  • WCAG 1.0 (Level A)
    Guideline GroupPriority 1
    Guideline Subgroup8.1 Make programmatic elements such as scripts and applets directly accessible or compatible with assistive technologies.
  • WCAG 1.0 (Level AA)
    Guideline GroupPriority 1
    Guideline Subgroup8.1 Make programmatic elements such as scripts and applets directly accessible or compatible with assistive technologies.
  • WCAG 1.0 (Level AAA)
    Guideline GroupPriority 1
    Guideline Subgroup8.1 Make programmatic elements such as scripts and applets directly accessible or compatible with assistive technologies.
  • WCAG 2.0 (Level A)
    Guideline Group2.1 Keyboard Accessible: Make all functionality available from a keyboard.
    Guideline SubgroupSuccess Criteria 2.1.1 Keyboard (A)
  • WCAG 2.0 (Level AA)
    Guideline Group2.1 Keyboard Accessible: Make all functionality available from a keyboard.
    Guideline SubgroupSuccess Criteria 2.1.1 Keyboard (A)
  • WCAG 2.0 (Level AAA)
    Guideline Group2.1 Keyboard Accessible: Make all functionality available from a keyboard.
    Guideline SubgroupSuccess Criteria 2.1.1 Keyboard (A)

Requirement

User interface for script must be accessible.

Error

script user interface may not be accessible.

Short Description

This error will be generated for all script elements.

How To Determine

Question Is any user interface for this script accessible?
PASS script user interface is accessible.
FAIL script user interface is not accessible.

Steps To Check

Procedure

1. View the operation of each script in the content.
2. Check if the script user interface may be accessed by the keyboard.

Expected Result

1. The script user interface must be accessible from the keyboard.

Failed Result

1. Remove the script or modify it so it is accessible from the keyboard.

Examples

Pass Examples

Does not contain a script element.
<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN""http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd">
<html lang="en">
<head>
<title>OAC Testfile - Check #88 - Negative</title>
</head>
<body>
</body>
</html>

Fail Examples

Contains a script element.
<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN""http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd">
<html lang="en">
<head>
<title>OAC Testfile - Check #89 - Positive</title>
</head>
<body>
<script/>
<noscript>Alternate content for script</noscript>
</body>
</html>

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