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Headings and Navigation Areas


From: LSnider
Date: Jan 14, 2012 2:00PM

Hi Everyone,

I wanted to hear the collective wisdom on a site I just saw. It had the
usual design, banner, two navigation areas (one horizontally at the top and
one vertically on the left), search area on the left side and a main
content area. The developers have used headings this way:

The title above the content is a H1-that is fine.
Then they gave H2 headings to the primary and secondary navigation areas
and search area. These H2s are invisible to sighted viewers.

Do you use headings this way? Or do you use them just for content areas?