Misused emphasis markup

Compliance Data & User Impact

User Impact: Low

20% Complete

Disabilities Affected:

  • blindness
  • deafblindness

WCAG Version:
2

WCAG Levels:

  • A

WCAG Guidelines:

Solution Techniques:

Automated Test Accuracy:
High

uTester Severity:
1

DRRSAG Designations:

  • general

How to Fix the Problem

Following markup:  b, i, u, s, strike, tt, big, small, center and font, should not be used. You may mark or emphasise special text for design needs with: strong, cite, blockquote, sub, and sup or use CSS for this purpose

The Algorithm, in Simple Terms

Engine scans for b, i, u, s, strike, tt, big, small, center and font elements

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