11.6.5: Templates

When an authoring tool provides templates, at least one template that supports the creation of content that conforms to the requirements of clauses 9 (Web content) or 10 (Documents) as applicable shall be available and identified as such.

Testing methods

Type of complianceInspection
Pre-conditions
  1. The software is an authoring tool.
  2. The authoring tool provides templates.
Procedure
  1. Check that the authoring tool provides at least one template that supports the creation of content that conforms to clauses 9 (Web content) or 10 (Documents) as applicable.
  2. Check that at least one template identified in step 1 is available and is identified as conforming to clauses 9 or 10 (as applicable). 
Result Pass: Checks 1 and 2 are true
Fail: Check 1 or 2 is false

NOTE: The identification as conforming to clauses 9 or 10 (as applicable) described in check 2 may be described in terms such as "Conformant to WCAG 2.0". Where the identification does not explicitly state that all of the requirements identified in clauses 9 or 10 (as appropriate) are covered, it may be necessary to use the template to create a web site or document and then test that web site or document according to the requirements of clauses 9 or 10 to provide full assurance that the template behaves as required.

Requirement details

Reference number: 11.6.5

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