Iframe element missing title attribute

Compliance Data & User Impact

User Impact: Critical

80% Complete

Disabilities Affected:

  • blindness
  • deaf blindness
  • learning disabilities

WCAG Version:

WCAG Levels:

  • A

WCAG Guidelines:

Solution Techniques:

Automated Test Accuracy:

Check1st Severity:

DRRSAG Designations:

  • description

How to Fix the Problem

Add a title attribute to the <iframe> element

The Algorithm, in Simple Terms

Engine scans the page for visible <iframe> elements with no title attribute

Why Is it Important?

The title attribute of the iframe element describes its contents. This provides a label so users can determine which iframe to enter and explore in detail

Code Example

<frame src="/example_"nav.html" title="menu" />

Additional Information

Relevant Technologies: HTML and XHTML documents that use frames or iframes

This element perfoms as a container, and has no functionality. This container may contain another elements that has functionality or logical role.

Ignore this issue if this element has an alternative that performs the same and overrides the content of this element.

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