Applies to TestComplete 14.10, last modified on June 5, 2019
Web Accessibility checkpoints are deprecated. We do not recommend using them. Use Web Audits checkpoints instead.

Web Accessibility checkpoints use the following settings to verify the contents of web pages under test. These settings are saved in the Web Accessibility project element and can be modified in the Web Accessibility Element editor. See Modifying WebTesting Elements for detailed information about this.

  • Check "alt" attribute - The checkpoint will verify that all IMG, APPLET, AREA, and INPUT web page elements have a non-empty ALT attribute. If at least one of these elements does not have the ALT attribute or this attribute is empty, the verification will fail.

  • Check "mailto:" - The checkpoint will verify that the tested web page contains at least one A element, whose HREF attribute starts with mailto:. If the tested web page does not contain these elements, the verification will fail.

  • Check image sizes - The checkpoint will verify that all IMG elements of the tested web page have the WIDTH and HEIGHT attributes specified. If there is one or more images that do not have these attributes, the verification will fail.

  • Check "title" tag - Specifies that TestComplete should verify that the web page contains a non-empty TITLE element. If this element is absent or if it is empty, the verification will fail.

  • Check tab indexes - Specifies that TestComplete will verify that all A, AREA, BUTTON, INPUT, OBJECT, SELECT, and TEXTAREA elements have the TABINDEX attribute specified. If the page contains at least one element, whose TABINDEX attribute is absent, the verification will fail.

  • Check link accessibility - This is a check for broken links. TestComplete verifies that the pages or resources to which the A elements on the tested web page refer are available, that is, that the server response code is less than 400. If at least one A element points to an unavailable page or resource, the verification will fail.

    Notes:

    • If a checked link is redirected to another URL, the checkpoint will follow the redirect and will verify that the resulting page (or resource) is available, that is, that the response code for it is less than 400.

    • The checkpoint only verifies links that use HTTP or HTTPS protocols and that do not use parameters (the parameters are separated from the page’s address by the question mark). In other words, the checkpoint does not check those A elements, whose HREF attributes:

      • Contain question marks (?).
      • Start with some other prefixes than HTTP or HTTPS. For instance, it does not check the links that start with FTP, NEWS, or MAILTO or with the scripting language name (JavaScript, JScript, Python, or VBScript).
  • Check ActiveX objects - Verifies that the tested web page does not contain ActiveX objects. The verification fails if the page contains at least one ActiveX object.
  • Check Applet objects - Verifies that the tested web page does not contain APPLET elements. The verification fails if the page contains at least one APPLET.
  • Check multimedia links - Checks if the page contains links to multimedia content in the form of AVI or SWF files. The check will fail if the page contains links to such files.
    Note: The checkpoint checks links to multimedia content only (for example, links contained by A elements). It does not check multimedia embedded into web pages by OBJECT or EMBED elements.
  • Check server-side images - Verifies that the page does not contain IMG elements, whose SRC attribute contains parameters. That is, TestComplete checks whether the image URL contains the question mark (?). If it does, the verification fails.

See Also

Web Accessibility Checkpoints
About Web Accessibility Checkpoints
Checkpoint Wizard
About Web Accessibility Element Editor

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