Use ol, ul and dl for lists or groups of links [H48]

Test info
Possible Results

Test info

Test for Success Criterion 1.3.1


Checked Elements: ol, ul, dl
This test check that there is at least one "li" element inside "ol" or "ul" elements and one "dt" element inside "dl" element

WCAG 2.0

Principle 1: Perceivable
Information and user interface components must be presentable to users in ways they can perceive.
WCAG 2.0: Principle 1
Guideline 1.3: Adaptable
Create content that can be presented in different ways (for example simpler layout) without losing information or structure. Understanding Guideline 1.3
Success Criterion 1.3.1: Info and Relationships (Level A)
Information, structure, and relationships conveyed through presentation can be programmatically determined or are available in text. Understanding: Success Criterion 1.3.1

Possible Results

Failed H48-fail-missing-li

There is no <li> element inside <ol> or <ul> elements.

Failed H48-fail-missing-dt

There is no <dt> element inside <dl> element

Passed H48-pass-li

There is at least one li element inside ol or ul elements

Passed H48-pass-dt

There is at least one <dt> element inside <dl> element