Test Weight: high
Internet users expect hyperlinks to be either coulour coded or underlined. Therefore, the tag "underline" should not be used for non hyperlinked text. Using the tag "underline" for non hyperlinked text confuses the user, making it more difficult to recognise genuine hyperlinks.

Source and further information:
"Prioritizing Web Usability" by Jakob Nielsen and Hora Loranger
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Test Results

  • Total 100% 100000
  • Not tested 0% 0
  • Warning 6.2% 6261
  • Suggestion 0% 0
  • Hint 0% 0
  • Passed 93.7% 93739
  • Total amount of tests run.
  • This test was not carried out for this website.
  • The tested website uses an "underline" tag for non hyperlinked text.
  • The category Suggestion is not being used for this test.
  • The category Hint is not being used for this test.
  • No "underline" tages for non hyperlinked text were found on the tested website.

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9/23/2019 12:00:21 PM Administrator
Comments welcome
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4/5/2010 9:45:16 AM Qualidator Support-Team
Auffinden der Schwachstelle Sie können diese Schwachstelle einfach und schnell mittels des in der Basisversion kostenlosen Qualidator SiteAnalyzers finden: http://www.qualidator.com/Web/de/ProdukteDienstleistungen/Site_Analyzer.htm. Die Funktionsweise des SiteAnalyzers ersehen Sie gut in unserem Video: http://www.qualidator.com/Web/de/Support/Videos.htm.
4/1/2010 7:49:27 AM Mac
Wie finde ich den Fehler?
Ich kann keine finden, was führt noch zu dieser Meldung? Wie kann ich diesen Fehler finden?
9/9/2007 5:28:36 AM [ASTERIX]
border-bottom Gilt bei dem Block Element p und den überschriften (h1 - h6) ein border-bottom als unterstrichen?

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