3:11 Do Not Require Style Sheets
Strength of Evidence:
Document Type: Guideline
Organize documents so they are readable without requiring an associated style sheet.
Style sheets are commonly used to control Web page layout and appearance. Style sheets should not hamper the ability of assistive devices to read and logically portray information.
* Regardless of the ‘Relative Importance’ rating assigned by the reviewers, U.S. Federal Web sites must adhere to all Section 508 guidelines (see Guideline 3:1).
United States Government, Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (amended in 1998), Section 508. Retrieved November 2005, from http://www.section508.gov/.