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RE: Use of the <h1> element

From: Scarlett Julian <Julian.Scarlett@sheffield.gov.uk>
Date: Wed, 12 May 2004 08:38:17 +0100
Message-ID: <92EDB2FD9A725A478A251D9049E76AFC10C158@msmxs01.sheffield.gov.uk>
To: WAI Interest Group <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Matthew Smith [mailto:matt@kbc.net.au]
> Sent: 12 May 2004 01:21
> To: WAI Interest Group
> Subject: Use of the <h1> element
> Greetings All
> I have three questions regarding the <h1> element that I 
> would like to put to you:
> 1) Use of the same <h1> content throughout a collection of 
> pages.  If a Web site 
> or collection of pages covers one topic, even if by this a 
> topic can be 
> something like "Fred's Family Web Site", would it be 
> reasonable to say that all 
> pages should have the same <h1> content, with an <h2> to 
> denote specific page 
> content?

I think that semantic consistency throughout a site is as important as consistency of navigation and layout but I don't recall seeing it stipulated in any guidelines or best practice paradigms.


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