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RE: More than one h1 tag

From: Andrew Kirkpatrick <akirkpat@adobe.com>
Date: Sun, 29 Nov 2009 16:48:36 -0800
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I'd disagree with that statement - http://www.w3.org/TR/2008/NOTE-WCAG20-TECHS-20081211/G141.html indicates that authors _should_ follow the structure you indicate, but nothing that says that they _must_.  "Should" indicates that it is generally regarded as important, but if you are evaluating a site for WCAG 2.0 there is nothing in the recommendation that says that a page with three H1's would fail, provided that the page structure corresponds to that.


Andrew Kirkpatrick

Senior Product Manager, Accessibility

Adobe Systems


From: w3c-wai-ig-request@w3.org [mailto:w3c-wai-ig-request@w3.org] On Behalf Of Andy Laws
Sent: Friday, November 27, 2009 11:22 AM
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Subject: More than one h1 tag

Dear All
in the event of a page having more than 1 h1 tag can i confirm that this breaks guidling  1.3.1 of WCAG 2.0 as this not a meaningful sequence


Andrew Laws Bsc(Hons) MBCS, FBCS
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