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DQM Checkpoints and Standards

Checkpoints - Title tag should be populated

 

Titles identify the current location without requiring users to read or interpret page content and will enhance search engine effectiveness. Having the link and the title agree, or be very similar, is good practice and provides continuity between the link 'clicked on' and the web page that the user lands on.
 

Affects Accessibility (WCAG 2.0 Level A, 2.4.2), SEO, Usability
Technical Details The checkpoint examines the entire HTML source code of a page and reports if the <title> tag is empty.
References https://www.w3.org/TR/2016/NOTE-UNDERSTANDING-WCAG20-20161007/navigation-mechanisms-title.html
https://www.w3.org/TR/2016/NOTE-WCAG20-TECHS-20161007/F25
https://www.w3.org/TR/2016/NOTE-WCAG20-TECHS-20161007/G88
https://www.w3.org/TR/2016/NOTE-WCAG20-TECHS-20161007/G127
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