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WCAG2 and text styling


From: Rick Hill
Date: Jul 28, 2011 10:45AM

I use TotalValidtor as one of my Web diagnostic tools. One accessibility error it reports is the use of <b> and <i> and <u>:

[WCAG v2 1.3.1 (A)] Use CSS for presentation effects, use <em> or <strong> for emphasis

Agree this is a violation of the WCAG 2 guidelines?
Rick Hill, Web CMS Administrator
University Communications, UC Davis