Just recently I stumbled upon a website that offered a free accessibility report for a website. I thought this was just too good to be true but I entered my site and email details and waited a few minutes for the report to arrive. My first thoughts were correct, I should not have wasted my time.
In WordPress you will see a list of all posts and pages on the site if you omit to add a search string and then click the submit button. The only reason that I can think of why WordPress does things this way is because the search functions are also used in the admin pages e.g. on All Pages and All Posts. On both these pages there are filters that include ‘All Categories’ and ‘All Dates’. For both these filters the search string will be empty but still WordPress has to return all the entries.
The TITLE attribute is just one of the issues on which website owners do not seem to see eye to eye. Are there valid reasons for using the TITLE attribute or should we simply ignore it?