Duck Digital

RMIT Web Review - Assessment 1998-09-08

Faculty of Business http://www.bf.rmit.edu.au/

This screen has been assessed according to a working set of criteria available [on-line} at:

http://www.cinemedia.net/FOD/DuckDigital/criteria.html

Heuristic overview

This site shows good screen intregrity and simple elegant web literate design. However, there are several acessibility problems:

An interesting shortcoming can be seen when printing the Faculty of business screen. Most of the content of the site is lost. There is no means of contact email, address, or phone. Contact points are only found on the third layer.

Download Time

The down load time for this screen was not within the recommended range.

URL
Size
Time (seconds)
http://www.bf.rmit.edu.au/ 12.84 K 3.57
./assets/images/auto_generated_images/clearpixel.gif 0.04 K 0.01
./assets/images/front3.gif 0.53 K 0.15
./assets/images/about_rmit.gif 2.41 K 0.67
./assets/images/courses.gif 2.25 K 0.63
./assets/images/front1.gif 8.13 K 2.26
./assets/images/student_resources.gif 2.49 K 0.69
./assets/images/front4.gif 1.32 K 0.37
./assets/images/front2.gif 0.11 K 0.03
./staff_resources.gif 2.32 K 0.64
./assets/images/search_rmit.gif 2.35 K 0.65
./assets/images/front5.gif 0.44 K 0.12
./assets/images/webaddress.gif 2.99 K 0.83
./assets/images/contact_staff.gif 2.40 K 0.67
Total
40.64 K
11.29
HTTP Request Delays

7.00
Total + Delays

18.29

Accessibility Suggestions:

  1. Provide alternative text for all images
    Line 81: <TD WIDTH=96 COLSPAN=2 ROWSPAN=7 ALIGN="left" VALIGN="top"><IMG HEIGHT=153 WIDTH=96 SRC="./assets/images/front3.gif" BORDER=0 ></TD>
    Line 102: <a href="./html/about.html" target="_self" onMouseOver="onA45350Over(this)" onMouseOut="onA45350Out(this)"><IMG HEIGHT=35 WIDTH=180 SRC="./assets/images/about_rmit.gif" BORDER=0 name=A45350></a></ILAYER></DIV>
    Line 127: <a href="./html/courses.html" target="_self" onMouseOver="onA87350Over(this)" onMouseOut="onA87350Out(this)"><IMG HEIGHT=35 WIDTH=180 SRC="./assets/images/courses.gif" BORDER=0 name=A87350></a></ILAYER></DIV>
    Line 132: <TD WIDTH=255 ROWSPAN=9 ALIGN="left" VALIGN="top"><IMG HEIGHT=127 WIDTH=255 SRC="./assets/images/front1.gif" BORDER=0 ></TD>
    Line 159: <a href="./html/student.html" target="_self" onMouseOver="onA129350Over(this)" onMouseOut="onA129350Out(this)"><IMG HEIGHT=35 WIDTH=180 SRC="./assets/images/student_resources.gif" BORDER=0 name=A129350></a></ILAYER></DIV>
    Line 169: <TD WIDTH=261 COLSPAN=3 ALIGN="left" VALIGN="top"><IMG HEIGHT=7 WIDTH=261 SRC="./assets/images/front2.gif" BORDER=0 ></TD>
    Line 191: <a href="./html/staff.html" target="_self" onMouseOver="onA171350Over(this)" onMouseOut="onA171350Out(this)"><IMG HEIGHT=35 WIDTH=180 SRC="./staff_resources.gif" BORDER=0 name=A171350></a></ILAYER></DIV>
    Line 218: <a href="./html/search.html" target="_self" onMouseOver="onA213350Over(this)" onMouseOut="onA213350Out(this)"><IMG HEIGHT=35 WIDTH=180 SRC="./assets/images/search_rmit.gif" BORDER=0 name=A213350></a></ILAYER></DIV>
    Line 224: <TD WIDTH=96 COLSPAN=2 ROWSPAN=7 ALIGN="left" VALIGN="top"><IMG HEIGHT=96 WIDTH=96 SRC="./assets/images/front5.gif" BORDER=0 ></TD>
    Line 233: <TD WIDTH=333 COLSPAN=3 ROWSPAN=3 ALIGN="left" VALIGN="top"><IMG HEIGHT=41 WIDTH=333 SRC="./assets/images/webaddress.gif" BORDER=0 ></TD>
    Line 255: <a href="./html/contact.html" target="_self" onMouseOver="onA255350Over(this)" onMouseOut="onA255350Out(this)"><IMG HEIGHT=35 WIDTH=180 SRC="./assets/images/contact_staff.gif" BORDER=0 name=A255350></a></ILAYER></DIV>

Browser Compatibility Suggestions:

  1. Unknown element name LAYER for browser(s): HTML 4.0
    Line 66: <DIV id="LayoutLYR" ><LAYER id="LayoutLYR" TOP=0 LEFT=0 VISIBILITY=INHERIT WIDTH=616 HEIGHT=449 Z-INDEX=1>
    Line 269: </TABLE></LAYER></DIV>

  2. Required attribute TYPE is missing from tag STYLE for browser(s): HTML 4.0
    Line 61: <style>

  3. Unknown attribute NAME in element IMG for browser(s): HTML 4.0
    Line 102: <a href="./html/about.html" target="_self" onMouseOver="onA45350Over(this)" onMouseOut="onA45350Out(this)"><IMG HEIGHT=35 WIDTH=180 SRC="./assets/images/about_rmit.gif" BORDER=0 name=A45350></a></ILAYER></DIV>
    Line 127: <a href="./html/courses.html" target="_self" onMouseOver="onA87350Over(this)" onMouseOut="onA87350Out(this)"><IMG HEIGHT=35 WIDTH=180 SRC="./assets/images/courses.gif" BORDER=0 name=A87350></a></ILAYER></DIV>
    Line 159: <a href="./html/student.html" target="_self" onMouseOver="onA129350Over(this)" onMouseOut="onA129350Out(this)"><IMG HEIGHT=35 WIDTH=180 SRC="./assets/images/student_resources.gif" BORDER=0 name=A129350></a></ILAYER></DIV>
    Line 191: <a href="./html/staff.html" target="_self" onMouseOver="onA171350Over(this)" onMouseOut="onA171350Out(this)"><IMG HEIGHT=35 WIDTH=180 SRC="./staff_resources.gif" BORDER=0 name=A171350></a></ILAYER></DIV>
    Line 218: <a href="./html/search.html" target="_self" onMouseOver="onA213350Over(this)" onMouseOut="onA213350Out(this)"><IMG HEIGHT=35 WIDTH=180 SRC="./assets/images/search_rmit.gif" BORDER=0 name=A213350></a></ILAYER></DIV>
    Line 255: <a href="./html/contact.html" target="_self" onMouseOver="onA255350Over(this)" onMouseOut="onA255350Out(this)"><IMG HEIGHT=35 WIDTH=180 SRC="./assets/images/contact_staff.gif" BORDER=0 name=A255350></a></ILAYER></DIV>

  4. Required attribute ALT is missing from tag IMG for browser(s): HTML 4.0
    Line 81: <TD WIDTH=96 COLSPAN=2 ROWSPAN=7 ALIGN="left" VALIGN="top"><IMG HEIGHT=153 WIDTH=96 SRC="./assets/images/front3.gif" BORDER=0 ></TD>
    Line 102: <a href="./html/about.html" target="_self" onMouseOver="onA45350Over(this)" onMouseOut="onA45350Out(this)"><IMG HEIGHT=35 WIDTH=180 SRC="./assets/images/about_rmit.gif" BORDER=0 name=A45350></a></ILAYER></DIV>
    Line 127: <a href="./html/courses.html" target="_self" onMouseOver="onA87350Over(this)" onMouseOut="onA87350Out(this)"><IMG HEIGHT=35 WIDTH=180 SRC="./assets/images/courses.gif" BORDER=0 name=A87350></a></ILAYER></DIV>
    Line 132: <TD WIDTH=255 ROWSPAN=9 ALIGN="left" VALIGN="top"><IMG HEIGHT=127 WIDTH=255 SRC="./assets/images/front1.gif" BORDER=0 ></TD>
    Line 159: <a href="./html/student.html" target="_self" onMouseOver="onA129350Over(this)" onMouseOut="onA129350Out(this)"><IMG HEIGHT=35 WIDTH=180 SRC="./assets/images/student_resources.gif" BORDER=0 name=A129350></a></ILAYER></DIV>
    Line 169: <TD WIDTH=261 COLSPAN=3 ALIGN="left" VALIGN="top"><IMG HEIGHT=7 WIDTH=261 SRC="./assets/images/front2.gif" BORDER=0 ></TD>
    Line 191: <a href="./html/staff.html" target="_self" onMouseOver="onA171350Over(this)" onMouseOut="onA171350Out(this)"><IMG HEIGHT=35 WIDTH=180 SRC="./staff_resources.gif" BORDER=0 name=A171350></a></ILAYER></DIV>
    Line 218: <a href="./html/search.html" target="_self" onMouseOver="onA213350Over(this)" onMouseOut="onA213350Out(this)"><IMG HEIGHT=35 WIDTH=180 SRC="./assets/images/search_rmit.gif" BORDER=0 name=A213350></a></ILAYER></DIV>
    Line 224: <TD WIDTH=96 COLSPAN=2 ROWSPAN=7 ALIGN="left" VALIGN="top"><IMG HEIGHT=96 WIDTH=96 SRC="./assets/images/front5.gif" BORDER=0 ></TD>
    Line 233: <TD WIDTH=333 COLSPAN=3 ROWSPAN=3 ALIGN="left" VALIGN="top"><IMG HEIGHT=41 WIDTH=333 SRC="./assets/images/webaddress.gif" BORDER=0 ></TD>
    Line 255: <a href="./html/contact.html" target="_self" onMouseOver="onA255350Over(this)" onMouseOut="onA255350Out(this)"><IMG HEIGHT=35 WIDTH=180 SRC="./assets/images/contact_staff.gif" BORDER=0 name=A255350></a></ILAYER></DIV>

  5. Unknown element name ILAYER for browser(s): HTML 4.0
    Line 85: <TD WIDTH=180><DIV id="PictureRollover1LYR" ><ILAYER id="PictureRollover1LYR" VISIBILITY=HIDDEN WIDTH=180 HEIGHT=35 Z-INDEX=1 >
    Line 102: <a href="./html/about.html" target="_self" onMouseOver="onA45350Over(this)" onMouseOut="onA45350Out(this)"><IMG HEIGHT=35 WIDTH=180 SRC="./assets/images/about_rmit.gif" BORDER=0 name=A45350></a></ILAYER></DIV>
    Line 110: <TD WIDTH=180 ROWSPAN=2><DIV id="Picture5LYR" ><ILAYER id="Picture5LYR" VISIBILITY=HIDDEN WIDTH=180 HEIGHT=35 Z-INDEX=4 >
    Line 127: <a href="./html/courses.html" target="_self" onMouseOver="onA87350Over(this)" onMouseOut="onA87350Out(this)"><IMG HEIGHT=35 WIDTH=180 SRC="./assets/images/courses.gif" BORDER=0 name=A87350></a></ILAYER></DIV>
    Line 142: <TD WIDTH=180 ROWSPAN=2><DIV id="Component1LYR" ><ILAYER id="Component1LYR" VISIBILITY=HIDDEN WIDTH=180 HEIGHT=35 Z-INDEX=2 >
    Line 159: <a href="./html/student.html" target="_self" onMouseOver="onA129350Over(this)" onMouseOut="onA129350Out(this)"><IMG HEIGHT=35 WIDTH=180 SRC="./assets/images/student_resources.gif" BORDER=0 name=A129350></a></ILAYER></DIV>
    Line 174: <TD WIDTH=180><DIV id="Component2LYR" ><ILAYER id="Component2LYR" VISIBILITY=HIDDEN WIDTH=180 HEIGHT=35 Z-INDEX=3 >
    Line 191: <a href="./html/staff.html" target="_self" onMouseOver="onA171350Over(this)" onMouseOut="onA171350Out(this)"><IMG HEIGHT=35 WIDTH=180 SRC="./staff_resources.gif" BORDER=0 name=A171350></a></ILAYER></DIV>
    Line 201: <TD WIDTH=180 ROWSPAN=3><DIV id="Picture6LYR" ><ILAYER id="Picture6LYR" VISIBILITY=HIDDEN WIDTH=180 HEIGHT=35 Z-INDEX=5 >
    Line 218: <a href="./html/search.html" target="_self" onMouseOver="onA213350Over(this)" onMouseOut="onA213350Out(this)"><IMG HEIGHT=35 WIDTH=180 SRC="./assets/images/search_rmit.gif" BORDER=0 name=A213350></a></ILAYER></DIV>
    Line 238: <TD WIDTH=180><DIV id="Picture4LYR" ><ILAYER id="Picture4LYR" VISIBILITY=HIDDEN WIDTH=180 HEIGHT=35 Z-INDEX=6 >
    Line 255: <a href="./html/contact.html" target="_self" onMouseOver="onA255350Over(this)" onMouseOut="onA255350Out(this)"><IMG HEIGHT=35 WIDTH=180 SRC="./assets/images/contact_staff.gif" BORDER=0 name=A255350></a></ILAYER></DIV>

Metadata:

<META name="description" Content="RMIT Business. Home of the largest business school in Australia. A premier provider of business education, training and research in Melbourne, across Australia, and in the Asia-Pacific region."> <META name="keywords" Content="RMIT, r.m.i.t, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, rmit business, r.m.i.t business"> <META NAME="Generator" CONTENT="NetObjects Fusion 3.0 for Windows">

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