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Re: H1 to H4 titles sub titles....


From: Steve Green
Date: May 2, 2011 8:33AM

Probably not, in my experience of user testing projects. In practice, it's
important thing is that headings are marked up as <hn> elements, but the
precise level is far less important. Consistency from page to page and
within pages is much more important than correct nesting of headings.

That said, I still encourage the use of correct nesting unless there is a
good reason not to.

Steve Green
Managing Director
Test Partners Ltd

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Subject: [WebAIM] H1 to H4 titles sub titles....


We are producing a site and part of my job is to see if the htmls and
frontend javascript jquery the design company provided is 508.

The heading on one page goes from an H1 designation to an H4 designation,

Will this be a problem for screen readers?

Thanks in advance,