Rule: frame must have accessible name

Rule ID Frame 1
Conformance Required
Definition frame element must have an accessible name to support screen reader navigation.
  • Screen readers provide a means to navigate web page content using frame elements.
  • The accessible name of the frame element (the title attribute value) must describe the contents of the frame.
  • The accessible name helps users decide whether they want to navigate to a frame.
Conformance Required
WCAG Success Criteria

Success Criterion 2.4.1 Bypass Blocks

Rule Category Color/Content
Rule Scope Element
  • Use the title attribute to provide an accessible name for a frame element.
  • Accessible names should be short and describe the contents of the frame element to help users to decide whether to navigate to a frame.
  • For frames with no visible content, explicitly identify the frame as having no information for the user (e.g. title="No content").
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