Rule HEAD-1
Each section of a web page must have a heading and the heading must describe content of the section.

Description

Best Practice Type: Manual Check

Each section of a web page must have a heading and the heading must describe content of the section.

Markup

h2-h6 (HTML4)

Associated Accessibility Guidelines and Standards

Guideline or
Standard
Requirement Priority Test
Type
IITAA 1.4 Use headings to introduce sections and sub-sections, and use them in the correct order. Required Violation
Section 508 1194.22 (o) A method shall be provided that permits users to skip repetitive navigation links. Desirable Violation
WCAG 1.0 3.5 Use header elements to convey document structure and use them according to specification. Required Violation
WCAG 2.0 2.4.6 Headings and Labels Required Violation

Examples

Evaluation Techniues

Testsuite Tests

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