Document title used on multiple pages Accessibility Checkpoint


Some pages have the same title, so the title cannot be used to distinguish pages.


Change the title elements so they are unique for each page.

Applicable standards

Note: This checkpoint applies to sets of pages, or depends on content in linked pages, so never fires for single page scans. Section 508 Refresh (2017) checkpoints are equivalent to WCAG 2.0 level A and level AA checkpoints.

Change history

  • 6.50 Oct 2023 Improved detection.
  • 5.37 May 2020 Fixed false positive.
  • 5.32 Feb 2019 Fixed false positive on WP login pages.
  • 5.23 Oct 2016 Fixed false positive on ASP.NET MVC login pages.
  • 5.1 Jan 2013 Fixed false positive on pages using rel=canonical.
  • 4.7 Jun 2012 Don’t fire on pages with different URL parameters but same content.
  • 3.0 Dec 2008 Added.

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

Rule ID: AccWcag2-F25-1