Missing Document Title

Compliance Data & User Impact

User Impact: Critical

80% Complete

Disabilities Affected:

  • blindness
  • deafblindness

WCAG Version:
2

WCAG Levels:

  • A

WCAG Guidelines:

Solution Techniques:

Automated Test Accuracy:
High

uTester Severity:
3

DRRSAG Designations:

  • description

How to Fix The Problem

All HTML and XHTML documents, including those in individual frames in a frameset, should have a title element in the head section that describes in a simple phrase the purpose of the document.

The Algorithm, In Simple Terms

the engine scans for missing document title

Why Is It Important?

A descriptive document title allows users to quickly and easily identify whether the information contained in the Web page is relevant to their needs

Code Example

<html>
    <head>  
        <title>Example Title</title>  
    </head>
    <body>  
    ...
    </body> 
</html>

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