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[techs] Test 37, 38, 39, 40 and 41

From: Alistair Garrison <alistair.garrison@accessinmind.com>
Date: Thu, 17 Feb 2005 16:09:58 +0100
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Dear Chris, All, 

*	Test 37 : Header <http://www.w3.org/WAI/GL/WCAG20/tests/test37.html>
nesting - H2 must follow an H1. 
*	Test 38 : Header <http://www.w3.org/WAI/GL/WCAG20/tests/test38.html>
nesting - H3 must follow an H2. 
*	Test 39 : Header <http://www.w3.org/WAI/GL/WCAG20/tests/test39.html>
nesting - H4 must follow an H3. 
*	Test 40 : Header <http://www.w3.org/WAI/GL/WCAG20/tests/test40.html>
nesting - H5 must follow an H4. 
*	Test 41 : Header <http://www.w3.org/WAI/GL/WCAG20/tests/test41.html>
nesting - H6 must follow an H5. 

These tests are not rights.

 

Looking at a possible page structure i.e.

 

            H1 - 

                        H2 - 

                                    H3 - 

                                                H4 - 

                                    H3 - 

                                                H4 - 

                        H2 - 

 

You can see that an H3 can follow either an H2 or and H3, and that an H4 can
be followed by H3 or H2. this goes on.

 

The following testable statements should all be answered 'TRUE' for the
header technique to have been properly applied: 

 

*	A single h1 header element has been used? 
*	The next header after an HTML h1 element is an HTML h2 element? 
*	The next header after an HTML h2 element is an HTML h2 element or an
HTML h3 element? 
*	The next header after an HTML h3 element is an HTML h2 element or an
HTML h3 element or an HTML h4 element? 
*	The next header after an HTML h4 element is an HTML h2 element or an
HTML h3 element or an HTML h4 element or an HTML h5 element? 
*	The next header after an HTML h5 element is an HTML h2 element or an
HTML h3 element or an HTML h4 element or an HTML h5 element or an HTML h6
element? 
*	The next header after an HTML h6 element is an HTML h2 element or an
HTML h3 element or an HTML h4 element or an HTML h5 element or an HTML h6
element? 

Hope this makes sense.  Just to check about the h1 header, is it only one
per page??? 

 

Alistair

 

Alistair Garrison 

Managing Director 

Accessinmind Limited UK Filial

 

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