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Re: Easy Check - Page title tips and WAI example

From: Sailesh Panchang <sailesh.panchang@deque.com>
Date: Fri, 15 Mar 2013 10:35:00 -0400
Message-ID: <CAJi9Cqq1Tj4Rpsa7i2RF5eY=syurNQnV60HW_dVKfyFFu96uUg@mail.gmail.com>
To: suzette keith <suzette.skeith@gmail.com>
Cc: Bim Egan <bim@w3.org>, Shawn Henry <shawn@w3.org>, "EOWG (E-mail)" <w3c-wai-eo@w3.org>
In a left to right system one would like to see
Company | Section |  Specific page topic
It is upto the website designer / author to write page titles  that
suits their  branding / design policies.
Some have the Company part announced by the logo and it may not even
be part of the title.
Some directly have the  specific page title.
This is not a matter for W3C to stipulate.
SC 2.4.2 only requires that the page title is suggestive of  the main
topic / content on the page.

Sailesh


On 3/15/13, suzette keith <suzette.skeith@gmail.com> wrote:
> Bim
> Thanks for that - this would mean that the W3C example is not demonstrating
> best practice!
> Suzette
>
> On 15 March 2013 12:27, Bim Egan <bim@w3.org> wrote:
>
>>  Hi Suzette,****
>>
>> ** **
>>
>> On page titles, you asked:  ****
>>
>> Is the auditory experience different for screen reader users, or have
>> behaviours changed since the introduction of multiple tabbed browser
>> windows?
>>
>> ****
>>
>> There hasn’t been any change in screen reader behaviour since the
>> invention of tabbed pages, the reader reads the page title when the page
>> has loaded.  I think the reason why reverse breadcrumb order (page –
>> section – company) is suggested is to reduce the amount of audible
>> repetition  … if the order is  (company, section page), company and
>> section
>> will be repeated in every page within a section of a website.  Then we
>> have
>> to mentally filter the words until the end of the page title string is
>> heard to identify what the current page topic is.   ****
>>
>> ** **
>>
>> HTH,****
>>
>> ** **
>>
>> Bim****
>>
>> ** **
>>   ------------------------------
>>
>> *From:* suzette keith [mailto:suzette.skeith@gmail.com]
>> *Sent:* 15 March 2013 09:09
>> *To:* Shawn Henry; EOWG (E-mail)
>> *Subject:* Re: Easy Check - Page title tips and WAI example****
>>
>> ** **
>>
>> Dear All,
>> I just put this in the Easy checks wiki:
>> " Title tips: is the visual example and text tips inconsistent? Note that
>> in Tips text "About Acme Web Solutions" (subpage then company name) is
>> said
>> to be better than "Acme Web Solutions, Inc. - About Us". But, in the
>> visual
>> from WAI the good example is: "Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) - home
>> page".(company name then subpage). Personally, in my visual world I find
>> the WAI example order more useful when looking at tabs and in referring
>> to
>> history and bookmarks. One exception to that is when we are working on
>> the
>> WAI agenda, but this is the only time I have multiple pages open from the
>> same organisation."
>>
>> Is the auditory experience different for screen reader users, or have
>> behaviours changed since the introduction of multiple tabbed browser
>> windows?
>> Best wishes
>> Suzette
>>
>>
>> ****
>>
>
>
>
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