Module 5: Checkpoint 10—Search result entries

Conformance: Mandatory


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


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

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