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Accessibility Checkpoint Use strong instead of CSS font-weight


Use semantic markup like strong instead of using the CSS font-weight property.


Use the strong element instead of the span element for bold text.

Applicable standards

Note: Section 508 Refresh (2017) checkpoints are equivalent to WCAG 2.0 level AA checkpoints.

Change history

This page describes a web site issue detected by SortSite Desktop and OnDemand Suite.

Rule ID: AccWcag2-F2-3