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Re: H1

From: Simon Jessey <simon@jessey.net>
Date: Wed, 12 Feb 2003 17:40:41 -0500
Message-ID: <003401c2d2e7$c62cd360$6601a8c0@Simon2S0JP11>
To: "Nigel Peck - MIS Web Design" <nigel@miswebdesign.com>, <www-html@w3.org>

I would say that an <h1> element, or (if using something other than HTML)
the top-level heading, should only appear once. Even if the document
contains two or more completely separate segments of content, there must be
some unifying reason for the segments to appear together. If this is not the
case, the segments should appear in different documents. If in the same
document, the <h1> element should be identical or similar to the contents of
the <title> element, I would think, with <h2> elements being used to
separate the segments.

Of course there is no way to enforce such rules, but if you are writing a
tutorial I would certainly recommend you encourage the student to use this
method.

Simon Jessey

w: http://jessey.net/blog/
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----- Original Message -----
From: "Nigel Peck - MIS Web Design" <nigel@miswebdesign.com>
Subject: H1


> Is there ever a situation where a document should/could have more than one
> H1 element, I would say there isn't.
Received on Wednesday, 12 February 2003 17:40:46 GMT

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