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Re: accessibility support for nested h1 in sections?

From: Mike Elledge <melledge@yahoo.com>
Date: Sat, 23 Jan 2016 13:10:00 -0500
Cc: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Message-Id: <C7632783-CC5E-4C10-BC3C-B64C7F2CA2F2@yahoo.com>
To: "Patrick H. Lauke" <redux@splintered.co.uk>
Hi All--

So would the appropriate way for a screen reader to respond be to state "Section X" followed by "heading level one" in a flat H1 scenario? 

This doesn't seem like rocket science; why hasn't it been implemented by browsers?

Mike

> On Jan 22, 2016, at 6:25 AM, Patrick H. Lauke <redux@splintered.co.uk> wrote:
> 
>> On 22/01/2016 11:03, Chaals McCathie Nevile wrote:
>> So as I read it, "most" browsers are using a nice CSS trick to make
>> headings get smaller, but they are not actually providing the semantics
>> and therefore presenting the *wrong* information to e.g. accessibility
>> APIs.
> 
> Correct, it seems the situation is still pretty much as Steve wrote a few years ago...
> 
> https://www.paciellogroup.com/blog/2013/10/html5-document-outline/
> 
> http://adrianroselli.com/2013/12/the-truth-about-truth-about-multiple-h1.html
> 
> P
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