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Module 5: Checkpoint 10—Search result entries

Conformance: Mandatory

Requirements

Search result entries provide the user with information about and links to the items that have been returned by their search.

Required format:

  • must be displayed as a vertical list.
  • must be coded as an ordered list.
  • must present only 10 results per page unless there are fewer than 10 results.
  • must highlight search terms using bold text.

Required placement:

  • search result entries must be displayed below the result set description or below the 'spelling suggestions' (if relevant) and above the pagination, refer figure 11.

Implementation advice

Explanation

Figure shows the a search entry result, located under the result set description bar

Figure 11: 'Simple search' results page—search result entry